Tales of mistery and the supernatural

Tales of mistery and the supernatural

Editorial: Oneworld

Páginas: 311

Año: 2012

EAN: 9781847492104

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A collection of macabre tales from one of the initiators of the detective, horror, and science-fiction genres A murderer is forced to reveal his crime by the sound of a beating heart, a mysterious figure wreaks havoc among a party of noblemen during the time of the plague, a grieving lover awakens to find himself clutching a box of his beloved´s blood-stained teeth, and a man is obsessed with the fear of being buried alive—these are only some of the memorable characters and stories included in this volume, which exemplify Poe´s inventiveness and natural talent as a storyteller. Immensely popular both during and after his lifetime, and a powerful influence on generations of writers and filmmakers to this day, Edgar Allan Poe is still counted among the greatest short-story writers of all time...