The Fall of the House of Usher and Other Tales
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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Review: The Fall of the House of Usher and Other TalesUser Review - Hayley Burrow - Goodreads
I'll admit I read very little of this book, I just couldn't stand it! I read the first story in the collection, "The Gold-Bug", and it was OKAY...it kind of went nowhere and was a bit pointless. Of ... Read full review
Review: The Fall of the House of Usher and Other TalesUser Review - Jean - Goodreads
This selection of short stories reveals Edgar Allan Poe in all his moods. All the stories have been reviewed, but some have their own separate reviews and star rating. These are indicated with links ... Read full review
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