The Fall of the House of Usher and Other Tales
Penguin Group, 1998 - Fiction - 384 pages
The eerie tales of Edgar Allan Poe remain among the most brilliant and influential works in American literature. Some of the celebrated tales contained in this unique volume include: the world's first two detective stories -- "The Murders in the Rue Morgue" and "The Purloined Letter"; and three stories sure to make a reader's hair stand on end -- "The Cask of Amontillado", "The Tell-Tale Heart", and "The Masque of the Red Death".
-- Includes a New Introduction by Stephen Marlowe, author of The Memoirs of Christopher Columbus and The Lighthouse at the End of the World
-- The Signet Classic Edition of "The Fall of the House of Usher" has over 250,000 copies in print!
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - teaswirls - LibraryThing
Have not technically finished all the stories but have read a good sample and will return to it often. My favourite was The Murders of the Rue Morgue. Conan Doyle was very much inspired by Poe and in this particular story you can see why. Read full review
Review: The Fall of the House of Usher and Other TalesUser Review - Siyoung Yoo - Goodreads
Thrilling, lots of suspense. Well described and well written, loved it. Read full review
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