The Pit and the Pendulum and Other Stories

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Oxford University Press, 2005 - Foreign Language Study - 56 pages
Everybody has bad dreams. Horrible things move towards you in the dark, things you can hear but not see. Then you wake up, in your own warm bed, and turn over to go back to sleep. But imagine that you wake up on a hard floor, in a darkness blacker than the blackest night. You listen to the silence, and smell a wet dead smell. Death is all around you, waiting...In these stories by Edgar Allan Poe, death whispers at you from every dark corner, and fear can send you mad...

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User Review  - chaaan810 - LibraryThing

This book has short stories. And all of these stories are horror ones. There are some kinds of fears. I don't like horror stories, so I read this with feeling fears. I don't read this anymore. But someone who likes horror stories, they may enjoy reading it. Read full review

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User Review  - 3141592 - LibraryThing

This book has five short stories. These stories are horrible. Especially, the first story is very horrible. A man who is in a prison experienced a lot of horror. It's like nightmares. These stories ... Read full review

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Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849) was an American poet and short story writer. He was the leader of the American Romantic Movement. He was best known for the Tales of the Macabre.

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