Great Tales of Horror Author:Edgar Allan Poe Over the years, hundreds of wriiers have tried to imitate him, but not one has ever come close to equaling his extraordinary power. Edgar Allan Poe didn't just write stores. He wrote nightmares, the most fiendishly insinuating evocations of evil and horror ever devised by man. Once you enter his twisted world, there is no escape and no pity. No ... more »matter how you struggle, you are seized in a vise of panic and fear. Ins spite of yourself, you are held spellbound and trembling until the final awful revelation of unspeakable terror.
Introduction by David Sohn. Tales include The Tell-Tale Heart, The Black Cat, The Cask of Amontillado, The Pit and the Pendulum, The Masque of the Red Death, The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar, Hop-Frog, The Fall of the House of Usher, A Descent into the Maelstrom and The Murders in the Rue Morgue.« less