A Collection of Stories

A Collection of Stories TERROR HAS A NAMEHis life was a nightmare as gruesome as any of his stories And his stories are dark masterpieces of gut wrenching horror Have you ever thought about being buried alive trapped beneat

  • Title: A Collection of Stories
  • Author: Edgar Allan Poe S.T. Joshi
  • ISBN: 9780812504552
  • Page: 382
  • Format: Mass Market Paperback
  • TERROR HAS A NAMEHis life was a nightmare as gruesome as any of his stories And his stories are dark masterpieces of gut wrenching horror.Have you ever thought about being buried alive, trapped beneath the ground, covered with wet dirt, clawing your coffin, screaming He did Have you ever thought about being tortured, tied, in the dark, with rats and agony on all sides,TERROR HAS A NAMEHis life was a nightmare as gruesome as any of his stories And his stories are dark masterpieces of gut wrenching horror.Have you ever thought about being buried alive, trapped beneath the ground, covered with wet dirt, clawing your coffin, screaming He did Have you ever thought about being tortured, tied, in the dark, with rats and agony on all sides, knowing your enemies can watch you shriek Have you ever thought the thing that most hates you is waiting inside the walls, under the floor Have you ever thought about death and madness taking human form and coming after you Have you ever thought about He did All this and and and Which is why the name of sheer, stark horror is EDGAR ALLAN POE

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    • Shahd says:

      Different, refreshing, heavy and surprisingly deep and reflective I'm so glad I read it

    • Zach Vowles says:

      It is a difficult book to rate, because the stories are quite odd. Some seem, to me, to be completely off the mark of good writing, and often the stories have a big lead up to a disappointing conclusion. Some stories are so short that they seem almost pointless. There were a few, however, that I found quite enjoyable (despite the aforementioned problem with the stories' endings). Another redeeming characteristic of this book is the engaging language (although even this falls short at times).My r [...]

    • MarytheBookLover says:

      I loved the stories and some of them I read in school. I had a hard time with the language and had to stop to re read it in sections. In fact to take a break from thinking I read another book and then went back to Poe's writings. I did find them quite a marvel of his time. I can imagine how people of his time saw those writings as bewitching and scary. And mostly likely called him crazy for writing them. Thumbs up.

    • James says:

      This collection of stories is hit and miss, but there are moments of brilliant spine tingling macabre atmosphere. Poe was mad as a snake which is what gives these their edge

    • Tazar Oo says:

      i can't say yet.

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