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The fall of the house of Usher [electronic resource] : and other tales / Edgar Allan Poe ; with an introduction by Stephen Marlowe and a new afterword by Regina Marler.

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  • ISBN: 9781101066553 (electronic bk. : Adobe Digital Editions)
  • ISBN: 1101066555 (electronic bk. : Adobe Digital Editions)
  • ISBN: 9781101077993 (electronic bk. : Adobe Digital Editions)
  • ISBN: 1101077999 (electronic bk. : Adobe Digital Editions)
  • ISBN: 9781101075135 (electronic bk. : Mobipocket Reader)
  • ISBN: 1101075139 (electronic bk. : Mobipocket Reader)
  • Physical Description: xvi, 395 p. ; 18 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : New American Library, c2006.

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General Note: "Signet classics."
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 393-395).
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction -- The balloon-hoax -- Ms. found in a bottle -- A descent into the maelstrmĖ˛ -- 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.
Summary, etc.: 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.
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. New York : Penguin USA, Inc., 2009. Requires Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 18772 KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 561 KB) or Mobipocket Reader (file size: 752 KB).
Subject: Horror tales, American.
Genre: Electronic books.

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