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Mystery Writers of America presents In the shadow of the master : classic tales

Author: Edgar Allan Poe; Jeffery Deaver; Michael Connelly; Mystery Writers of America.
Publisher: New York, NY : William Morrow, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Collected here to commemorate the 200th anniversary of Poe's birth are sixteen of his best tales accompanied by twenty essays from beloved authors, including T. Jefferson Parker, Lawrence Block, Sara Paretsky, and Joseph Wambaugh, among others, on how Poe has changed their life and work.
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Genre/Form: Horror fiction
Short stories
Named Person: Edgar Allan Poe; Edgar Allan Poe
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Edgar Allan Poe; Jeffery Deaver; Michael Connelly; Mystery Writers of America.
ISBN: 9780061690396 0061690392
OCLC Number: 232390878
Description: xx, 389 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: A descent into the maelstrom --
On Edgar Allan Poe / T. Jefferson Parker --
The cask of Amontillado --
Under the covers with Fortunato and Montresor / Jan Burke --
The curse of Amontillado / Lawrence Block --
The black cat --
Pluto's heritage / P.J. Parrish --
William Wilson --
Identity crisis / Lisa Scottoline --
Manuscript found in a bottle --
In a strange city: Baltimore and the Poe toaster / Laura Lippman --
The fall of the house of Usher --
Once upon a midnight dreary / Michael Connelly --
The facts in the case of M. Valdemar --
The thief / Laurie R. King --
Ligeia --
Poe and me at the movies / Tess Gerritsen --
The tell-tale heart --
The genius of "The tell-tale heart" / Stephen King --
The first time / Steve Hamilton --
The pit and the pendulum --
The pit, the pendulum, and perfection / Edward D. Hoch --
The pit and the pendulum at the Palace / Peter Robinson --
The masque of the red death --
Edgar Allan Poe, Mark Twain, and me / S.J. Rozan --
The murders in the Rue Morgue --
The quick and the undead / Nelson DeMille --
The gold-bug --
Imagining Edgar Allan Poe / Sara Paretsky --
The raven --
Rantin' and ravin' / Joseph Wambaugh --
A little thought on Poe / Thomas H. Cook --
The bells --
Poe in G minor / Jeffrey Deaver --
Excerpt from The narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket --
How I became an Edgar Allan Poe convert / Sue Grafton.
Other Titles: In the shadow of the master
Responsibility: by Edgar Allan Poe ; and essays by Jeffery Deaver [and others] ; edited by Michael Connelly ; illustrations by Harry Clarke.
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Collected here to commemorate the 200th anniversary of Poe's birth are sixteen of his best tales accompanied by twenty essays from beloved authors, including T. Jefferson Parker, Lawrence Block, Sara Paretsky, and Joseph Wambaugh, among others, on how Poe has changed their life and work.

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