"The Purloined Letter" is a short story by American author Edgar Allan Poe. It is the third of his three detective stories featuring the fictional C. Auguste Dupin, the other two being "The Murders in the Rue Morgue" and "The Mystery of Marie Rogêt".
Edgar Allan Poe remains the unsurpassed master of works of mystery and madness in this outstanding collection of Poe's prose and poetry are sixteen of his finest tales, including "The Tell-Tale Heart", "The Murders in the Rue Morgue", "The Fall of the House of Usher," "The Pit and the Pendulum," "William Wilson," "The Black Cat," "The Cask of Amontillado," and "Eleonora". Here too is a major selection of what Poe characterized as the passion of his life, his poems - "The Raven," "Annabel Lee," Ulalume," "Lenore," "The Bells," and more, plus his glorious prose poem "Silence - A Fable" and only full-length novel, The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym.
The blackness of eternal night encompassed me. The intense darkness oppressed and stifled me so that I struggled for breath.Having been condemned to death by the Spanish Inquisition, the narrator descends into a kind of hell.
The Power of Words (+Biography and Bibliography) (6X9po Glossy Cover Finish):" OINOS. Pardon, Agathos, the weakness of a spirit new-fledged with immortality!AGATHOS. You have spoken nothing, my Oinos, for which pardon is to be demanded. Not even here is knowledge thing of intuition. For wisdom, ask of the angels freely, that it may be given!OINOS.
Edited and with an Introduction by Matthew Pearl Includes “The Murders in the Rue Morgue,” “The Mystery of Marie Rogêt,” and “The Purloined Letter”
"The Masque of the Red Death", originally published as "The Mask of the Red Death: A Fantasy", is an 1842 short story by American writer Edgar Allan Poe. The story follows Prince Prospero's attempts to avoid a dangerous plague, known as the Red Death, by hiding in his abbey. He, along with many other wealthy nobles, hosts a masquerade ballwithin seven rooms of the abbey, each decorated with a different color.
Edgar Allan Poe is one of the true greats, a masterful poet and word-smith, Edgar is considered by many to be one of the greatest poets and writers of all time.
One of Edgar Allan Poe's most well-known and famous stories, The Cask of Amontillado gives a powerful understanding of what made Poe such a great writer and has led to him being considered a must-read.
This is a series of simplified stories, designed as an introduction to literature. The series offers classics, best-sellers, film-titles and original stories.
Tales of the Grotesque & Arabesque is Edgar Allan Poe's first published collection of short stories. It contains some of his most celebrated works, such as The Fall of the House of Usher, MS. Found in a Bottle and Berenice, as well as some of his most obscure and hilarious stories, such as Why the Little Frenchman Wears His Arm in a Sling and Bon-Bon. This edition of Poe's Tales of the Grotesque & Arabesque faithfully recreates the same order and content of Poe's original collection, first published in 1840.
This is a science fiction story by Forster. The story describes a world in which most of the human population has lost the ability to live on the surface of the Earth.
Yea, though I walk through the valley of the Shadow: Psalm of David. Ye who read are still among the living; but I who write shall have long since gone my way into the region of shadows...
A maid at the exclusive Romance Island Resort, Audra knows how to handle rock stars, billionaires and celebrities. She keeps their secrets, cleans up their mess and makes sure their holiday is a memorable one.
Edward Morgan Forster was an English author best known for his writings concerning the early 20th century working class of Great Britain’s. Forster was born to a middle-class family in London and attended a prestigious public school before studying at King’s College of Cambridge University.
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* Book : The Virgin and the Gipsy * Biography * Bibliographiy The tale relates the story of two sisters, daughters of an Anglican vicar, who return from finishing school overseas to a drab, lifeless rectory in the East Midlands, not long after the World War I. Their mother has run off with another man, a scandal that is not talked about by the family, especially the girls' father, who was deeply humiliated and only remembers his wife as she was when they first met many years before.
The Prussian Officer is a collection of stories by David Herbert Lawrence. Plot Summary: The first narrative in the collection is "The Prussian Officer", which tells of a Captain and his orderly. Having wasted his youth gambling, the captain has been left with only his military career, and though he has taken on mistresses throughout his life, he remains single. His young orderly is involved in a relationship with a young woman, and the captain, feeling sexual tension towards the young man, prevents the orderly from engaging in the relationship by taking up his evenings.
D.H. Lawrence's 'The Horse Dealer's Daughter' could be described as a story in which boy meets girl. Its plot, on the surface, resembles that of any number of traditionally romantic pastorals: a country boy saves a country girl from drowning, sees something in her that he never saw before, and, at the end of the story, proposes marriage.