Edgar Allan Poe (1809 - 49), was born in Boston, USA. He was a short-story writer, editor and literary critic, and is considered part of the American Romantic Movement. Best known for his tales of mystery and the macabre, Poe was one of the earliest American practitioners of the short story and is considered the inventor the detective-fiction genre. --This text refers to an alternate Hardcover edition.
I was shocked at how inexpensive this collection is! It weighs a ton and is a good looking book. Nice to see!Published 20 months ago by Daran Paige
Nooooo-Body! If you want to impress people and seem intellegent, buy this book and put it on your shelf. If you want a awesome collection of chilling tales, this book is for you!Published on May 23 2013 by David Vella
So happy I purchased this item. Looks so pretty on my book shelf and it is so convenient to have the whole works in one volume. Read morePublished on May 19 2013 by Ellen
Great book if you are a fan of Poe or just reading his stories for the first time. Awesome collection that's great to keep.Published on Oct. 3 2011 by Kelly
What an incredible deal. Look at the number of pages for such a low price.
Poe captured, better than most, the deepest fears and visions of the human race through profound,... Read more
This edition does not feature Poe's complete works, but his complete tales and samples of his other writings. Read morePublished on Sept. 30 2003 by "mythologue"