All of the tales by the master of the detective and the macabre story. 53 of his best-known poems plus essays and criticisms.
From the Trade Paperback edition.
Offers selections of Poe's poetry and short stories, including "Annabel Lee" and "The Fall of the House of Usher," his treatise "The Philosophy of Composition," and a reading guide.
This single volume brings together all of Poe's stories and poems, and illuminates the diverse and multifaceted genius of one of the greatest and most influential figures in American literary history.
From the Hardcover edition.
A Vintage Shorts Short Story Month Selection The precursor to Sherlock Holmes and Hercule Poirot: Monsieur C. Auguste Dupin is blessed with the gift of intuition, and he puts it to the test after a horrible murder in the Rue Morgue.
The Murders in the Rue Morgue is thought to be the first modern detective story, published by Edgar Allan Poe in 1841. In this classic tale the detective demonstrates the ineptitude of the police, the value of reason, and how its the seemingly least important details that often matter most. A landmark in the history of detective fiction. Selected from Vintages compact selection of Poes greatest work, Great Tales and Poems.
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