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Edgar Allan Poe

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Book cover: Tales of ScienceTales of Science
by - eBooks@Adelaide ,
From the table of contents: The Balloon-Hoax; Ms. Found in a Bottle; A Descent into the Maelstrom; The Thousand-and-Second Tale of Scheherazade; Some Words with a Mummy; Mesmeric Revelation; The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar.
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Book cover: Tales of IllusionTales of Illusion
by - eBooks@Adelaide ,
Table of contents: The Premature Burial; The Oblong Box; Mystification; The Sphinx; The Spectacles; The System of Dr. Tarr and Prof. Fether. Best known for his tales of mystery, Poe was one of the earliest American practitioners of the short story.
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Book cover: The Murders in the Rue MorgueThe Murders in the Rue Morgue
by - ManyBooks ,
C. Auguste Dupin is a man in Paris who solves the mysterious brutal murder of two women. Numerous witnesses heard a suspect, though no one agrees on what language was spoken. At the murder scene, Dupin finds a hair that does not appear to be human.
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Book cover: The RavenThe Raven
by - eBooks@Adelaide ,
The Raven is a narrative poem by Edgar Allan Poe. It is often noted for its musicality, stylized language, and supernatural atmosphere. It tells of a talking raven's mysterious visit to a distraught lover, tracing the man's slow descent into madness.
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Book cover: The Purloined LetterThe Purloined Letter
by - eBooks@Adelaide ,
The brilliant Monsieur C. Auguste Dupin uses psychological reasoning to deduce the hiding place of a stolen letter. First published in 1841, this interesting story marks the introduction of the mystery and the private investigator.
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