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Edgar Allan Poe Collection Paperback – November 20, 2018 by Edgar Allan Poe

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[368 pages]

PUB: November 20, 2018

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Author: Poe Edgar Allan

Package Dimensions: 23x279x1048

Number Of Pages: 368

Release Date: 20-11-2018

Details: Edgar Allan Poe Collection three books into one book. The Works of Edgar Allan Poe Volume 2 by Edgar Allan Poe and The Fall of the House of UsherBy Edgar Allan Poe and The Works of Edgar Allan Poe Volume 1 by Edgar Allan PoeThe Complete Works of Edgar Allan Poe Volume 2 collects all of Poe’s works written from 1831 to 1833.The works of American author Edgar Allan Poe (January 19, 1809 – October 7, 1849) include many poems, short stories, and one novel. His fiction spans multiple genres, including horror fiction, adventure, science fiction, and detective fiction, a genre he is credited with inventing. These works are generally considered part of the Dark romanticism movement, a literary reaction to Transcendentalism.An unnamed narrator approaches the house of Usher on a “dull, dark, and soundless day.” This house—the estate of his boyhood friend, Roderick Usher—is gloomy and mysterious. The narrator observes that the house seems to have absorbed an evil and diseased atmosphere from the decaying trees and murky ponds around it. He notes that although the house is decaying in places—individual stones are disintegrating, for example—the structure itself is fairly solid. There is only a small crack from the roof to the ground in the front of the building. He has come to the house because his friend Roderick sent him a letter earnestly requesting his company. Roderick wrote that he was feeling physically and emotionally ill, so the narrator is rushing to his assistance. The narrator mentions that the Usher family, though an ancient clan, has never flourished. Only one member of the Usher family has survived from generation to generation, thereby forming a direct line of descent without any outside branches. The Usher family has become so identified with its estate that the peasantry confuses the inhabitants with their home.

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