Manga Review Classics Stories of Edgar Allan Poe

Rating

Rating: 4 out of 5.

About the Book

The Stories of Edgar Allan Poe is a brilliant collection of some of his best-known stories: The Tell Tale Heart (a murder’s haunting guilt), The Cask of Amontillado (a story of brilliant revenge), and The Fall of the House of Usher (an ancient house full of very dark secretes). Also included in this collection are The Mask of the Red Death (horrors of ‘the Plague’), and the most famous of all his poems: The Raven (a lover’s decline into madness). Best read in a dimly-lit room with the curtains drawn, Poe’s brilliant works come to life in darkly thrilling ways in this Manga Classic adaptation.

Review

So this one is comprised by a few of the best well known stories from Edgar Allan Poe, that was pretty nice actually, some are easier to remember than others and some of this were actually my favorites from him.

as for the Illustration on this one, it was masterful and it was so awesome to see them like this, The Raven was awesome, I did loved to see it in this style.

One other favorite was The death of Red Mask, it was awesome to see all the scenes of the ball so vividly, love it.

It’s a beautiful compilation of stories with intrigue, death and sorrow.


About the Author

The name Poe brings to mind images of murderers and madmen, premature burials, and mysterious women who return from the dead. His works have been in print since 1827 and include such literary classics as The Tell-Tale HeartThe Raven, and The Fall of the House of Usher. This versatile writer’s oeuvre includes short stories, poetry, a novel, a textbook, a book of scientific theory, and hundreds of essays and book reviews. He is widely acknowledged as the inventor of the modern detective story and an innovator in the science fiction genre, but he made his living as America’s first great literary critic and theoretician. Poe’s reputation today rests primarily on his tales of terror as well as on his haunting lyric poetry.

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