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Famous Tales of Mystery and Horror

4.21 of 5 stars 4.21  ·  rating details  ·  92 ratings  ·  7 reviews
Side 1:
The Raven

Side 2:
The Masque of the Red Death
The Tell-Tale Heart

Sides 3 & 4:
The Murders in the Rue Morgue
132 pages
Published 1980 by Watermill Press
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An awesome friend of mine gave me a copy of this book, but this edition has different stories. It combined classic horror stories with others that had more mysterious conclusions and a pretty large sense of humor in my opinion. There were some amazing lines and just great story telling and fun. And the cover of my copy is almost as awesome as my friend.
Devin Barrett
Although this is the ISBN number as my copy of "Famous Tales of Mystery and Horror," my book not only has a different cover, but different stories as well. My copy contains: The Taletell Heart, The Masque of the Red Death, The Oblong Box, The Murders in the Rue Morgue and The Purloined Letter.

This is my second time reading through this particular collection and I love it (even though I think Poe's detective stories are a little too easy to solve).
Aug 19, 2007 Lilias rated it 3 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: ppl who would like a quick & fun read
Shelves: fiction
So I judged a book by its cover. I judged it by its author and title, too. How couldn't I? It's lucky I did because this was a very fun read full of dramatic deaths and cutting remarks.
Gaby Salas
No hay que dejarse llevar por la portada, porque ninguna historia es de horror, hay muy pocas que son de misterio. La mayoria son muy aburridas, pero hay otras que son muy buenas.
Geetanjali Tara Joshi
not as horrifying and mysterious as I thought...some stories are good but many are unbearable..
Not my fave, but good stories.
Cultura gneral, no son mis favoritas, oero es bueno leerlas
1 of the first horror books I bought when I was about 6-8 y.o.
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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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