Aventure Sans Pareille D'un Certain Hans Pfaall
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Aventure Sans Pareille D'un Certain Hans Pfaall

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This Halcyon Classics ebook edition contains nine widely acclaimed short stories and poems of Edgar Allan Poe, considered by many to be the founder of American mystery and horror literature. Includes an active table of contents.


The Masque of the Red Death
The Cask of Amontillado
The Raven
The Murders in the Rue Morgue
The Purloined Letter
The Fall of the House of Usher...more
Published May 1st 2003
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Currently reading this very interesting story (written somewhat as a hoax) by Edgar Allen Poe, in English of course. Its called 'The Unparalleled Adventure Of One Hans Pfaall,' and it details the adventure of Hans as he becomes enamored with science and builds a balloon that allows him to make a trip to the moon.

Apparently it was an influence on Jules Verne and thus Georges Melies (the French were always huge Poe fans... see Charles Baudelaire, for example).

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The name Poe brings to mind images of murderers and madmen, premature burials, and mysterious women who return from the dead. His works have been in print since 1827 and include such literary classics as “The Tell-Tale Heart,” “The Raven,” and “The Fall of the House of Usher.” This versatile writer’s oeuvre includes short stories, poetry, a novel, a textbook, a book of scientific theory, and hundr...more
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