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Edgar Allen Poe

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(1809 - 1849)

Edgar Allen Poe

Edgar Allan Poe (born Edgar Poe) was an American author, poet, editor, and literary critic, 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 generally considered the inventor of the detective fiction genre.

He is further credited with contributing to the emerging genre of science fiction.

He was the first well-known American writer to try to earn a living through writing alone, resulting in a financially difficult life and career.



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The Children’s Hour Volume 7 (1953)

A collection of mysteries, classic and contemporary.

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Golden Tales of the Old South (1930)

A collection of short stories by southern authors or about the old south.

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Golden Tales of the Old South (1930)

A collection of short stories by southern authors or about the old south.

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The House of Usher (1930)

An etching illustrating The Fall of the House of Usher by Edgar Allen Poe.

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Tales of Mystery and Imagination (1935)

Twenty-five tales of detection, terror and the macabre.

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