Edgar Allan Poe is credited with having pioneered the fast tale, having perfected the story of mental horror, and having revolutionised sleek poetics. the whole thing of Poe's physique of innovative paintings encompasses detective stories, satires, fables, fantasies, technological know-how fiction, verse dramas, and a few of the main evocative poetry within the English language. This omnibus version collects all of Poe's fiction and poetry in one quantity, together with the autumn of the home of Usher," "The Tell-Tale Heart," "The Pit and the Pendulum,." "The Raven," "Annabel Lee," the full-length novel "The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket", and masses extra. the total stories and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe is a part of Barnes & Noble's Leatherbound Classics. each one identify within the sequence offers a vintage paintings in an attractively designed variation sure in actual bonded leather-based. those books make based additions to any domestic library.

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