A Study in Scarlet Book By Arthur Conan Doyle

A Study in Scarlet Book By Arthur Conan Doyle: A Study in Scarlet is an 1887 detective novel by Scottish author Arthur Conan Doyle. The story marks the first appearance of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson, who would become the most famous detective duo in popular fiction. The book’s title derives from a speech given by Holmes, a consulting detective, to his friend and chronicler Watson on the nature of Read more

Cuentos 1 Book By Edgar Allan Poe

Cuentos 1 Book By Edgar Allan Poe: Contiene: El corazón delator El gato negro El retrato ovalado El poder de las palabras La conversación de Eiros y Charmion El hundimiento de la casa Usher Los hechos en el caso de M. Valdemar El cottage de Landor El demonio de la perversidad El diablo en el campanario El entierro prematuro Manuscrito hallado en una botella La máscara de la muerte roja Read more

The Unparalleled Adventure of One Hans Pfaall Book By Edgar Allan Poe

The Unparalleled Adventure of One Hans Pfaall Book By Edgar Allan Poe: “The Unparalleled Adventure of One Hans Pfaall” (1835) is a short story by Edgar Allan Poe published in the June 1835 issue of the monthly magazine Southern Literary Messenger, and intended by Poe to be a hoax.[not verified in body] Poe planned to continue the hoax in further installments, but was upstaged by the famous Great Moon Hoax Read more

Metzengerstein Book By Edgar Allan Poe

Metzengerstein Book By Edgar Allan Poe: “Metzengerstein: A Tale in Imitation of the German” was the first short story by American writer and poet Edgar Allan Poe to see print. It was first published in the pages of Philadelphia’s Saturday Courier magazine, in 1832. The story follows the young Frederick, the last of the Metzengerstein family, who carries on a long-standing feud with the Berlifitzing family. Suspected of causing a Read more

The Balloon-Hoax Book By Edgar Allan Poe

The Balloon-Hoax Book By Edgar Allan Poe: “The Balloon-Hoax” is the title used in collections and anthologies of a newspaper article written by Edgar Allan Poe, first published in 1844. Originally presented as a true story, it detailed European Monck Mason’s trip across the Atlantic Ocean in only three days in a gas balloon. It was later revealed as a hoax and the story was retracted two days later. The Read more

King Pest Book By Edgar Allan Poe

King Pest Book By Edgar Allan Poe: “King Pest” is a short story by Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849). First published in 1835, the tale is centered around a group of six drunken beggars and their delirious visions. This edition also contains a long note on Poe’s life and work written by French poet Charles Baudelaire (1821-1867) in 1852. The essay was translated in English by Henry Curwen (1845-1892) in 1873. Read more

Morella Book By Edgar Allan Poe

Morella Book By Edgar Allan Poe: “Morella” is a short story in the Gothic horror genre by 19th-century American author and critic Edgar Allan Poe. An unnamed narrator marries Morella, a woman with great scholarly knowledge who delves into studies of the German philosophers Fichte and Schelling, dealing with the question of identity. Morella spends her time in bed reading and teaching her husband. Realizing her physical deterioration, her husband, Read more

The Imp of the Perverse Book By Edgar Allan Poe

The Imp of the Perverse Book By Edgar Allan Poe: “The Imp of the Perverse” is a short story by 19th-century American author and critic Edgar Allan Poe. Beginning as an essay, it discusses the narrator’s self-destructive impulses, embodied as the symbolic metaphor of The Imp of the Perverse. The narrator describes this spirit as the agent that tempts a person to do things “merely because we feel we should Read more

The System of Doctor Tarr and Professor Fether Book By Edgar Allan Poe

The System of Doctor Tarr and Professor Fether Book By Edgar Allan Poe: “The System of Doctor Tarr and Professor Fether” is a dark comedy short story by the American author Edgar Allan Poe. First published in Graham’s Magazine in November 1845, the story centers on a naïve and unnamed narrator’s visit to a mental asylum in the southern provinces of France. The story follows an unnamed narrator who visits Read more

Hop-Frog Book By Edgar Allan Poe

Hop-Frog Book By Edgar Allan Poe: “Hop-Frog” (originally “Hop-Frog; Or, the Eight Chained Ourang-Outangs”) is a short story by American writer Edgar Allan Poe, first published in 1849. The title character, a person with dwarfism taken from his homeland, becomes the jester of a king particularly fond of practical jokes. Taking revenge on the king and his cabinet for the king’s striking of his friend and fellow dwarf Trippetta, he Read more