Includes bibliographical references (pages 393-395).
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction -- The balloon-hoax -- Ms. found in a bottle -- A descent into the maelstrm̲ -- The murders in the Rue Morgue -- The purloined letter -- The black cat -- The fall of the house of Usher -- The pit and the pendulum -- The masque of the Red Death -- The cask of Amontillado -- The assignation -- The tell-tale heart -- Diddling -- The man that was used up -- Narrative of A. Gordon Pym -- Afterwood -- Selected bibliography.
A collection of fourteen of the author's best-known tales of mystery and the macabre includes "The Pit and the Pendulum," "The Tell-Tale Heart," and "The Fall of the House of Usher," in which a visitor to a gloomy mansion finds a childhood friend dying under the spell of a family curse.
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