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The Fall of the House of Usher by Edgar Allan Poe
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Dec 21, 2009

really liked it
bookshelves: classics-that-are-not-british, 2009, american-classics
Read in December, 2009

I have never been a particular fan of Poe, but I just taught this story and I found it to be a gem. Poe is able to walk the fine line between having an unreliable narrator and a narrator that you suspect might just be right. I am going to pair this with Henry James' The Turn of the Screw for my students.

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