A descent into the Maelstrom

Title

A descent into the Maelstrom [Electronic resource] ; The gold-bug ; Mellonta tauta ...

Author

Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849

Availability

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English

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LC keywords

Fiction -- United States -- 19th century
Short stories -- United States -- 19th century

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Source Description

The sources of most of the short stories are not recorded.

The pit and the pendulum ; The tell-tale heart ; The cask of amontillado / by Edgar Allan Poe — The works of Edgar Allan Poe : in eight volumes Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849 J. Shiells ; J. B. Lippincott London ; Philadelphia: 1895

Note: Transcriptions taken from vol. I

Notes

Mode of access: Online. OTA website

A collection of short stories by Edgar Allan Poe

Contents: A descent into the maelstrom ; The gold-bug ; Mellonta tauta ; The murders in the Rue Morgue ; The mystery of Marie Roget : a sequel to The murders in the Rue Morgue ; The pit and the pendulum ; The purloined letter ; The spectacles ; The tell-tale heart ; "Thou art the man" ; The fall of the House of Usher ; William Wilson ; The cask of amontillado

Three texts in the file (those whose sources are recorded) were compiled by Internet Wiretap