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The Pit and the Pendulum by Edgar Allan Poe
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Feb 23, 2012

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Poe dumped any semblance of historical accuracy to focus on mood, atmosphere and pacing. Fortunately it worked, this is a great Poe short story, and departs a bit from his normal story telling by eschewing anything supernatural. A quick enjoyable read.

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