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Great Tales Of Terror (A Watermill Classic)
Welcome to a world of terror... Each descending sweep of the sharp pendulum brings the prisoner closer to death. One stroke neatly slices his robe. Another brings agonizing pain. Surely the next will end it all... If you like stories of mystery and suspense, get ready for Great Tales of Terror, by Edgar Allen Poe. This nightmarish collection includes these famous tales: ...more
Paperback, 128 pages
Published by Troll Communications
(first published 1845)
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I still liked it, even though it was not my type of book. The tales kept me going to know what other stories there are, especially because of the first one (The Pit and the Pendulum) made me shiver. This book was okay because the stories were amusing and they also gave descriptive things to make you feel like how the main character was like. This book was also bad because i felt like the stories were a little too short, and I am also kind of biased against this book because it is not my type of ...more
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 hundreds of ...moreMore about Edgar Allan Poe...