Edgar Allan Poe's Tales of Mystery and Madness
- Authors:Edgar Allan PoeGris Grimly
- Brand:Atheneum Books for Young Readers
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- Sales Rank:64,668
- Languages:English (Unknown), English (Original Language), English (Published)
- Number Of Items:1
- Edition:Later Printing
- Shipping Weight (lbs):1.2
- Dimensions (in):9.3 x 7.3 x 0.6
- Publication Date:September 1, 2004
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A sweet little cat drives a man to insanity and murder....
The grim death known as the plague roams a masquerade ball dressed in red....
A dwarf seeks his final revenge on his captors....
A sister calls to her beloved twin from beyond the grave....
Prepare yourself. You are about to enter a world where you will be shocked, terrified, and, though you'll be too scared to admit it at first, secretly thrilled. Here are four tales -- The Black Cat, The Masque of the Red Death, Hop-Frog, and The Fall of the House of Usher -- by the master of the macabre, Edgar Allan Poe. The original tales have been ever so slightly dismembered -- but, of course, Poe understood dismemberment very well. And he would shriek in ghoulish delight at Gris Grimly's gruesomely delectable illustrations that adorn every page. So prepare yourself. And keep the lights on.
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