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@Read Kindle ⚣ Terrifying Tales º The melancholy, brilliance, passionate lyricism, and torment of Edgar Allen Poe are all well represented in this collection Here, in one volume, are his masterpieces of mystery, terror, humor, and adventure, including stories such as The Tell Tale Heart, The Cask of Amontillado, The Black Cat, The Masque of the Red Death, The Murders in the Rue Morgue, The Purloined Letter, and The Pit and the Pendulum, to name just a few, that defined American romanticism and secured Poe as one of the most enduring literary voices of the nineteenth century A classic.A collection of classic stories, good in themselves but brilliant in their prophetic value as ancestors tothan one genre. Fantastic short stories Full review to follow, after hols.Hmm, nearly 2 years later, its about time I wrote the review. This collection contains a few of Poe s very best stories If you re looking to add this author to your bookshelves, this volume would be a perfect introduction It contains The Tell Tale Heart , The Murders in the Rue Morgue , and The Pit and the Pendulum among others. I thoroughly enjoyed this collection of classic gothic stories perfect for the lead up to Halloween I can definitely see why Poe achieved notoriety as a writer of gloom and horror, both super natural and of this world The Tell Tale Heart is a story told by a madman, and his own description of incredibly disturbed actions His taking an ENTIRE hour to put his head through the door of the old man s bedroom chilled me to the bone The Cask of Amontillado is a tale of revenge Fortunato ain t so I thoroughly enjoyed this collection of classic gothic stories perfect for the lead up to Halloween I can definitely see why Poe achieved notoriety as a writer of gloom and horror, both super natural and of this world The Tell Tale Heart is a story told by a madman, and his own description of incredibly disturbed actions His taking an ENTIRE hour to put his head through the door of the old man s bedroom chilled me to the bone The Cask of Amontillado is a tale of revenge Fortunato ain t so fortunate deep in the Venetian catacombs In The Masque of the Red Death, Duke Prospero in quarantined revelry, thinks he has cheated the plague, when death visits his masked ball The Fall of the House of Usher tells of a haunted house and its sinister effects on a brother and sister The Murders in the Rue Morgue as well as The Purloined Letter use Poe s amateur sleuth Dupin These stories are miniature detective stories a la Sherlock Holmes, but perhapsmacabre, thus enchanting The collection ends with The Pit and the Pendulum, a very disturbing tale inspired by a prisoner of war scenario that I won t soon forget