The Sphinx is a short story written by Edgar Allan Poe about a man who decides to visit a relative living near the Hudson River north of New York City for two weeks during a cholera epidemic that occurred during the summer of 1832. One day during this visit, the man is reading a book near the window revealing a scenic view of the Hudson River. His attention is focused upon...more
Not the best or most diverting, but enough to bring a moment of pleasure.
One has to admit, (view spoiler)[even Poe could have a sense of humor sometime lol (hide spoiler)]. This book also shows me just more proof as to how good a story-teller in the way of description Poe was. Not even I with my best cynicism could predict the ending to this one!! ["br"]>["br"]>
I really enjoyed the introduction to this leather bound edition. There were plenty of things about ...more
Er findet weitere Hinweise auf das, was Baker vorhat und kommt seiner Vergangenheit wieder ein Stück näher.
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