The Masters of Horror for Halloween

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Sprache - Englisch

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DigiCat presents to you this unique collection made especially for Halloween with carefully picked out stories from the very masters of the genre: H. P. Lovecraft: The Call of Cthulhu The Shadow Over Innsmouth Dagon The Dunwich Horror The Picture in the House The Outsider The Silver Key In the Vault The Whisperer in Darkness The Thing on the Doorstep The Shadow out of Time The Colour out of Space The Music of Erich Zann The Haunter of the Dark The Rats in the Walls Pickman's Model From Beyond Herbert West-Reanimator At The Mountains Of Madness Edgar Allan Poe: The Fall of the House of Usher The Cask of Amontillado The Pit and the Pendulum The Tell-Tale Heart The Masque of the Red Death The Black Cat The Murders in the Rue Morgue Ambrose Bierce: The Damned Thing An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge The Devil's Dictionary Chickamauga Arthur Machen: The Three Impostors The Hill of Dreams The Terror The Secret Glory The White People The Great God Pan The Inmost Light The Shining Pyramid The Red Hand The Great Return


About the Author

Edgar Allan Poe (1809–1849) stands among the most enduring and influential American writers, often hailed as a master of macabre, Gothic, and detective tales. His contribution to the genre of horror is marked by an indelible combination of psychological depth and atmospheric eeriness. Born in Boston, Poe's literary journey began in earnest after the publication of his first book, 'Tamerlane and Other Poems' (1827), under the anonymous byline 'a Bostonian'. Poe's unique literary style combines intense emotion with supernatural elements, a style that is exemplified in 'The Masters of Horror for Halloween'. This particular work is demonstrative of Poe's ability to invoke the chilling and spectral, crafting narratives that continue to capture readers' imaginations with each haunting passage. Beyond horror, Poe is also credited with inventing the detective fiction genre, particularly through stories such as 'The Murders in the Rue Morgue'. Poe's turbulent life, marked by personal tragedies and struggles with addiction, often mirrors the tortured protagonists of his stories, infusing his writing with a rich authenticity that captivates scholars and enthusiasts alike. His contributions to not only the American literary landscape but also to the global canon are evidenced by the enduring popularity of works such as 'The Tell-Tale Heart', 'The Fall of the House of Usher', and 'The Raven'. Recognized posthumously, Poe's influence is seen in the proliferation of literary societies, awards, and reinterpretations of his work that continue to celebrate his legacy.

Product Details

Publisher: DigiCat

Genre: Sprache - Englisch

Language: English

Size: 1738 Pages

Filesize: 2.0 MB

ISBN: 8596547717447

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