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Collected Works of Poe

Volume 1, the Raven Edition

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Author: Edgar Allan Poe
Language: English
Wordcount: 92,155 / 259 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 50.5
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 74,448
mnybks.net#: 5719
Origin: gutenberg.org

Edgar Allan Poe, An Appreciation
Life of Poe, by James Russell Lowell
Death of Poe, by N. P. Willis
The Unparalled Adventures of One Hans Pfall
The Gold Bug
Four Beasts in One
The Murders in the Rue Morgue (Audio version)
The Mystery of Marie Rogt
The Balloon Hoax
MS. Found in a Bottle
The Oval Portrait

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ly analyzing the mysteries of the human mind; such tales of illusion and banter as "The Premature Burial" and "The System of Dr. Tarr and Professor Fether"; such bits of extravaganza as "The Devil in the Belfry" and "The Angel of the Odd"; such tales of adventure as "The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym"; such papers of keen criticism and review as won for Poe the enthusiastic admiration of Charles Dickens, although they made him many enemies among the over-puffed minor American writers so mercilessly exposed by him; such poems of beauty and melody as "The Bells," "The Haunted Palace," "Tamerlane," "The City in the Sea" and "The Raven." What delight for the jaded senses of the reader is this enchanted domain of wonder-pieces! What an atmosphere of beauty, music, color! What resources of imagination, construction, analysis and absolute art! One might almost sympathize with Sarah Helen Whitman, who, confessing to a half faith in the old superstition of the significance of anagrams, found, in the transposed letter

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Average Rating of 5 from 1 reviews: *****
2006.08.07
Fernando
*****

Fantastic!

A great collection of marvellous stories by the master Edgar Allan Poe!


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