The Pit and the Pendulum
Publish date: November 27th 2013
Pages no: 34
Edition language: English
, Short Stories
bookshelves: boo-scary, classic, gothic, north-americas, play-dramatisation, re-read, victorian, re-visit-2015, paper-read, film-only, autumn-2015, halloween-2015, shortstory-shortstories-novellas, spain-toledo Read from January 01, 1986 to October 11, 2015, read count: 3 Opening: I WAS SICK --...
bookshelves: boo-scary, classic, gothic, north-americas, play-dramatisation, re-read, victorian Read in June, 2009 Not a re-read but a re-watch of the film whilst I walk on the treadmill.1961 film with Vincent Price - how scrummy.
I thought that The Pit and the Pendulum was a bit melodramatic, and I am not really sure what our protagonist was in the pit for. Heck, I'm not even sure who put him in there. So I was starting to wonder, "Why do I like Edgar Allan Poe, again? Is it possible that I only thought I liked him, but I...
It's Edgar Allan Poe. What can I say? He's an amazingly talented writer.
It's gruesome, it's horrible, it's painful and it's gross. Totally loved it.
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