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The fall of the house of Usher : and other tales

Author: Edgar Allan Poe
Publisher: New York : New American Library, [2006]
Series: Signet Classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of fourteen of the author's best-known tales of mystery and the macabre includes "The Pit and the Pendulum," "The Tell-Tale Heart," and "The Fall of the House of Usher," in which a visitor to a gloomy mansion finds a childhood friend dying under the spell of a family curse.
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Genre/Form: Horror fiction
Detective and mystery fiction
Thrillers (Fiction)
Fantasy fiction
Short stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edgar Allan Poe
ISBN: 0451530314 9780451530318
OCLC Number: 73839316
Description: xvi, 395 pages ; 18 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
The balloon-hoax --
Ms. found in a bottle --
A descent into the maelström --
The murders in the Rue Morgue --
The purloined letter --
The black cat --
The fall of the house of Usher --
The pit and the pendulum --
The masque of the Red Death --
The cask of Amontillado --
The assignation --
The tell-tale heart --
Diddling --
The man that was used up --
Narrative of A. Gordon Pym --
Afterwood --
Selected bibliography.
Series Title: Signet Classics.
Responsibility: Edgar Allan Poe ; with an introduction by Stephen Marlowe and a new afterword by Regina Marler.
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A collection of fourteen of the author's best-known tales of mystery and the macabre includes "The Pit and the Pendulum," "The Tell-Tale Heart," and "The Fall of the House of Usher," in which a visitor to a gloomy mansion finds a childhood friend dying under the spell of a family curse.

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