Tales of Mystery and ImaginationEdgar Allan Poe
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Including Poe's most terrifying, grotesque and haunting short stories, Tales of Mystery and Imagination is the ultimate collection of the infamous author's macabre works. Considered to be one of the earliest American writers to encapsulate the genre of detective-fiction, the collection features some of his most popular tales.The Gold-Bug is the only tale that was popular in his lifetime, whereas The Black Cat, The Pit and the Pendulum and The Murders in the Rue Morgue became more widely read after his death. Focussing on the internal conflict of individuals, the power of the dead over the living, and psychological explorations of darker human emotion that appear to anticipate Sigmund Freud's later theories on the psyche, Poe's Gothic terror stories are considered masterpieces the world over.
Edgar Allan Poe - Autor
Edgar Allan Poe (1809‑1849) s‑a nascut la Boston, Massachusetts. Si‑a inceput studiile la Universitatea din Virginia, apoi, dupa o scurta perioada petrecuta in armata, a inceput sa publice articole de critica in periodice literare, devenind celebru pentru...AFLĂ MAI MULTE Vezi toate cărţile