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  • Published: 4 May 2012
  • ISBN: 9780141198972
  • Imprint: Penguin Classics
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 330
  • RRP: $14.99

The Murders In The Rue Morgue And Other Tales

Penguin English Library


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The Penguin English Library Edition of The Murders in the Rue Morgue and Other Tales by Edgar Allan Poe

'... an agility astounding, a strength superhuman, a ferocity brutal, a butchery without motive, a grotesquerie in horror absolutely alien from humanity...'
Horror, madness, violence and the dark forces hidden in humanity abound in this collection of Poe's brilliant tales, including - among others - the bloody, brutal and baffling murder of a mother and daughter in Paris in 'The Murders in the Rue Morgue', the creeping insanity of 'The Tell-Tale Heart', the Gothic nightmare of 'The Masque of the Red Death', and the terrible doom of 'The Fall of the House of Usher'.
The Penguin English Library - 100 editions of the best fiction in English, from the eighteenth century and the very first novels to the beginning of the First World War.

  • Pub date: 4 May 2012
  • ISBN: 9780141198972
  • Imprint: Penguin Classics
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 330
  • RRP: $14.99

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