A collection of classic works by Edgar Allan Poe, American author, poet, editor, and literary critic. Best known for his tales of mystery and the macabre, Poe was one of the earliest American practitioners of the short story and is considered the inventor of the detective fiction genre. He is further credited with contributing to the emerging genre of science fiction. He was the first well-known American writer to try to earn a living through writing alone, resulting in a financially difficult life and career.
This volume includes "Philosophy of Furniture", "The Sphinx", "Hop-Frog", "The Man of the Crowd", "Never Bet the Devil Your Head", "Thou Art the Man", "Why the Little Frenchman Wears his Hand in a Sling", and "Some Words with a Mummy".
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