A huge helping of horror and quirkiness from Poe, one of the original Masters of Chills and Thrills. While it contains many of his well-known tales, it also includes many that are now difficult to find in more modern anthologies and compendiums. In this volume:¬† The Pit And The Pendulum; William Wilson; The Fall Of The House Of Usher; A Tale Of The Ragged Mountains; The Murders In The Rue Morgue; The Domain Of Arnheim; The Cask Of Amontillado; Landor’s Cottage; The Gold Bug; The Island Of The Fay; Ligeia; Eleonora Berenice; Morella; The Facts In The Case of M. Valdemar ; The Man Of The Crowd; MS. Found In A Bottle; Shadow – A Parable; Silence – A Fable; The Black Cat; The Tell-Tale Heart; The Colloquy Of Monos And Una; The Conversation Of Eiros And Charmion; The Oblong Box; The Assignation; King Pest; The Oval Portrait; A Descent into the Maelstr√∂m; The Purloined Letter; Metzengerstein; Hop-Frog; The Duc de L’Omlette; The Premature Burial; The Adventure Of One Hans Pfaall; Mellonta Tauta; The Balloon-Hoax; The Thousand-and-Second Tale; The Imp Of The Perverse; The Spectacles; The Man That Was Used Up; X-ing A Paragrab; The Mystery Of Marie Roget; Some Words With A Mummy; ‘Thou Art The Man’ ; Doctor Tarr And Professor Fether; Loss Of Breath; Mystification; The Devil In The Belfry; Mesmeric Revelation; Lionising; Three Sundays In A Week; The Angel Of The Odd; A Tale Of Jerusalem; Diddling; The Literary Life Of Thingum Bob, Esq.; Von Kempelen And His Discovery; How To Write a Blackwood Article; The Business Man; Astoria; Maelzel’s Chess-Player; The Power Of Words; Magazine-Writing – Peter Snook; Philosophy Of Furniture; The Sphinx; Never Bet The Devil Your Head; Bon-Bon; Four Beasts In One; The Little Frenchman; The Masque Of The Red Death.