The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket
Publish date: February 28th 1976
Pages no: 320
Edition language: English
, Science Fiction
In the only full length novel that Edgar Allan Poe ever wrote, he tells a tale set at sea of Arthur Gordon Pym. He sails around the globe, and during his misadventures at sea, he experiences a mutiny on board, a terrible storm resulting in a shipwreck, and a run-in with a tribe of cannibals. In orde...
Poe's only novel, this is a unique mix of seafaring adventures & misadventures (many to the point of horror), travel narrative/diary with the sort of flora/fauna/navigational notations that were popular on exploration trips of the day, fantastical locations/peoples/creatures, allegory, allusions, & ...
Tan acostumbrados al sombrío mundo en sus cuentos, en su única novela, Poe nos invade del horror más blanquecino. Con un desenlace que da otra vuelta de tuerca a la novela de aventuras y que, en mi opinión, es uno de los mejores que he leído.Editado 25/02/13:Leyendo un ensayo de Borges sobre Poe, he...
Dear Mr. Poe,Let me start by saying that you are my very favorite author (like EVAH). I must have looked like Wednesday Adams, all crawled up in the corner with one of your stories while other kids read My Little Pony. I own multiple copies of you works, managing to convince myself I need yet anothe...