The Raven / The Masque of the Red Death / The Cask of Amontillado

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Author: Edgar Allan Poe
Language: English
Wordcount: 5,835 / 17 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 65.9
LoC Category: PS
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Downloads: 20,782
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Origin: gutenberg.org
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This it is and nothing more."

Presently my soul grew stronger; hesitating then no longer,

"Sir," said I, "or Madam, truly your forgiveness I implore;

But the fact is I was napping, and so gently you came rapping,

And so faintly you came tapping, tapping at my chamber door,

That I scarce was sure I heard you"--here I opened wide the door--

Darkness there and nothing more.

Deep into that darkness peering, long I stood there wondering, fearing,

Doubting, dreaming dreams no mortals ever dared to dream before;

But the silence was unbroken, and the stillness gave no token,

And the only word there spoken was the whispered word,

"Lenore?" This I whispered, and an echo murmured back the word,

"Lenore!"--

Merely this and nothing more.

Back into the chamber turning, all my soul within me burning,

Soon again I heard a tapping something louder than before.
"Surely," said I, "surely that is something at my window lattice;

Let me see, then, what thereat is and this mystery explore--

Let my heart be still a moment and this mystery explore;--

Reviews

Average Rating of 5 from 2 reviews: *****
2010.08.30
visions
*****

The Raven alone deserves all praise though the other two works are quite good as well, no doubt these works are a must read for their depth in words and rhyme, so go ahead and enjoy, preferably with a sherry
:)

2005.09.06
Martin Mišenko
*****

I think that this book is a master piece and Poe is the father of horror books


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