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The Masque of the Red Death - Edgar Allan Poe
The Masque of the Red Death
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However you try to escape it, horror is always there Outside the abbey's armoured walls, the common poor are ravaged by a grisly pestilence known as the 'Red Death', while within, safe and untroubled, the happy Prince Prospero hosts lavish entertainments. But, in their immodest comfort, the... show more
However you try to escape it, horror is always there Outside the abbey's armoured walls, the common poor are ravaged by a grisly pestilence known as the 'Red Death', while within, safe and untroubled, the happy Prince Prospero hosts lavish entertainments. But, in their immodest comfort, the Prince and his guests are not as safe as they hope from the horrors of the outside world ...In "The Masque of the Red Death" and other tales of gothic horror, Edgar Allan Poe writes as no one else ever has of creeping, mounting terrors - of torments of ingenious, malevolent tormentors and of a mind's own sickening madness.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781594567391 (1594567395)
Publisher: BookSurge Classics
Pages no: 16
Edition language: English
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Mary's Books
Mary's Books rated it
3.5 Gathering to Revel While Others Die
I am rereading this story as well. I read this over the summer in high school because I was interested in other Poe stories and whenever possible I tried to watch Vincent Price in Poe made movies. I have just finished rereading this after reading "The Bone Garden" by Tess Gerritsen and many thing...
Books Read, Not Necessarily Well
Books Read, Not Necessarily Well rated it
4.0 The Masque of the Red Death
People have been peeling the skin off of this onion for decades. Still a great story.
The Wishful Lamn
The Wishful Lamn rated it
4.0
Not my favorite EAP story, but as always he can do no wrong.
Somewhere Far Beyond
Somewhere Far Beyond rated it
5.0 The Masque of The Red Death
Five stars. It's Poe, what else do you expect.Also, I watched the movie. Creepy. I liked it.
heidenkind
heidenkind rated it
Very complex story with beautiful language. Something you definitely need to read several times to fully absorb.
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