This collection of chilling horror stories from the maestro of suspense contains nearly 20 of Edgar Allan Poe’s best known stories, including “The Fall of the House of Usher”, “The Masque of the Red Death” and “The Pit and the Pendulum”.
For readers who have never come across the work of Poe before, it is a great introduction to some of his finest work.
Edgar Allan Poe is regarded as one of America’s finest literary figures. Best known for his poetry, such as “The Raven” and his short stories, Poe is also considered to be the trailblazer of the detective fiction genre, after writing The Murders in the Rue Morgue. His literary legacy is huge and he influenced numerous writers, such as Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and H. G. Wells.