POE'S MYSTERIES: Complete Murder Mysteries, Thriller Tales & Detective Stories (Illustrated)

eBook: POE'S MYSTERIES: Complete Murder Mysteries, Thriller Tales & Detective Stories (Illustrated)

Sprache - Englisch

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Poe is generally considered the father of the detective fiction genre. His detective tales featuring C. Auguste Dupin laid the groundwork for future detectives in literature. This collection includes Poe's mysteries, detective stories and crime tales. Table of Contents: The Murders in the Rue Morgue The Mystery of Marie Roget The Purloined Letter The Gold Bug Thou Art the Man The Man of the Crowd Asignation The Tell-Tale Heart A Tale of the Ragged Mountains The Oblong Box The Black Cat The Fall of the House of Usher The Premature Burial The Masque of the Red Death The Devil in the Belfry The Cask of Amontillado William Wilson Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849) was an American writer, editor, and literary critic, best known for his poetry and short stories of mystery and the macabre. He is widely regarded as a central figure of Romanticism in the United States and American literature as a whole, and he was one of the country's earliest practitioners of the short story.

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Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849) is an iconic figure in the field of American literature, best known for his masterful tales of horror, mystery, and the macabre. Born in Boston, Poe embarked on a tumultuous life that was marred by personal tragedies, including the early loss of his parents. Despite his hardships, Poe emerged as a pioneering writer, whose works have left an indelible mark on various literary genres. 'POE'S MYSTERIES: Complete Murder Mysteries, Thriller Tales & Detective Stories (Illustrated)' is a testament to his literary genius, offering readers a compendium of Poe's most enthralling narratives. Known for his intricate plots and psychological depth, Poe's stories often feature themes of death, reanimation, and the human psyche. His narrative style is notable for its gothic undertones and evocative imagery, which have influenced not only American literature but also international literature and popular culture. Poe's contributions to the detective genre, in particular, are considered foundational, with his character C. Auguste Dupin laying the groundwork for future detectives in fiction. His works, including 'The Murders in the Rue Morgue' and 'The Tell-Tale Heart,' display his skill in weaving suspense and terror, crafting a legacy that endures to this day. As a literary critic and poet, Poe's analytical prowess and lyrical elegance further exhibit his diverse talents. His poem 'The Raven' remains one of the most celebrated pieces of American poetry. Poe's impact is also notable in the realms of science fiction and the emerging field of cryptology. Despite his untimely death under mysterious circumstances, Edgar Allan Poe's body of work continues to be studied and revered, marking him as a master storyteller whose influence spans across centuries.

Produkt Details

Verlag: DigiCat

Genre: Sprache - Englisch

Sprache: English

Umfang: 275 Seiten

Größe: 3,3 MB

ISBN: 8596547751281