Tales of Terror: The Monkey's Paw, The Pit and the Pendulum, The Cone, The Yellow Wallpaper
Tales of Terror The Monkey's Paw The Pit and the Pendulum The Cone The Yellow Wallpaper Author:Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Edgar Allan Poe, H. G. Wells, W. W. Jacobs The Monkey's Paw ? Jacobs was considered a humorist in turn of the century England, but here he gives us a masterpiece of horror. The Monkey's Paw is a Gothic tale, warning us how easily wishes can go awry. The Pit and the Pendulum ? One of Poe's most familiar works, The Pit and the Pendulum is the first-hand account of a prisoner during the Spa... more »nish Inquisition. It is a classic Gothic tale which deals with the experience of entrapment and torture. The Cone ? Wells was primarily a writer of Science Fiction, but here he enters another realm. The Cone begins with a visit of two friends, the one showing the other his steel smelting operation. It ends with revenge. The Yellow Wallpaper ? Written in 1892, this story of the mental breakdown of a young woman has a modern and realistic feel. It is Gilman's best-known work, and although it is an exceptional example of early feminist writing, it is, at heart, a portrait of terror.« less
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ISBN-13: 9781491528136 ISBN-10: 1491528133 Publication Date: 7/1/2014 Edition:MP3 Una Rating: