The Tell-Tale Heart and Other Tales


The Tell-Tale Heart and Other Tales


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A masquerade ball in a secluded abbey; a vendetta settled in the wine cellars of an Italian palazzo; a gloomy castle in a desolated landscape; the beating of a heart beneath the floorboards: the plots and settings of Poe’s dark, mysterious tales continue to haunt the popular imagination. This new selection introduces the greatest Gothic fiction from one of the most deranged and deliciously weird writers of the nineteenth century. The tales are accompanied by the classic illustrations of Harry Clarke, an artist fully alive to the deep darkness at the heart of Poe’s writing.

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Dimensions 149 × 210 mm

Edgar Allan Poe

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Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849) was one of the most important American writers of the nineteenth century, widely credited with inventing the genre of detective fiction. His Tales of Mystery and Imagination are regarded as a major landmark in Gothic and macabre literature



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