Edgar Allan Poe's Tales of Science Fiction - A Collection of Short Stories (Fantasy and Horror Classics) (Paperback)
Autumn 2009 Kids' Indie Next List
“Be very scared, as these are the best of Poe's chilling tales of horror. Creep show illustrations from master Grimly add to the macabre. Not for the faint at heart, these are best suited for readers 10 and older.”
— Maureen Palacios, Once Upon a Time, Montrose, CA
This vintage book contains a fantastic collection of short stories by Edgar Allen Poe, including 'The Unparalleled Adventure of One Hans Pfaall', 'The Conversation Of Eiros And Charmion', and 'A Descent Into The Maelstr m'. These marvellous examples of Poe's masterful short story prowess are highly recommended for lovers of science fiction, and would make for worthy additions to any collection. Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849) was an American author, editor, poet, and critic. Most famous for his stories of mystery and horror, he was one of the first American short story writers, and is widely considered to be the inventor of the detective fiction genre. Many antiquarian books such as this are becoming increasingly rare and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new biography of the author.