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The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket (Paperback)

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Description


From the author who introduced readers to horrifying tales of murder, a raven that quoth "Nevermore," and other macabre masterpieces comes a novella based on factual accounts of a haunting, mutinous trip on the high seas. What begins with a young Nantucket man stowing away on a New Bedford whaler ends with only two survivors drifting toward the South Pole in a canoe. This engrossing tale is sure to be enjoyed by Poe readers and maritime enthusiasts alike.

About the Author


Author, poet, and literary critic, Edgar Allan Poe is credited with pioneering the short story genre, inventing detective fiction, and contributing to the development of science fiction. However, Poe is best known for his works of the macabre, including such infamous titles as "The Raven," "The Pit and the Pendulum," "The Murders in the Rue Morgue," "Lenore," and "The Fall of the House of Usher." Part of the American Romantic Movement, Poe was one of the first writers to make his living exclusively through his writing, working for literary journals and becoming known as a literary critic. His works have been widely adapted in film. Edgar Allan Poe died of a mysterious illness in 1849 at the age of 40.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780486440934
ISBN-10: 0486440931
Publisher: Dover Publications
Publication Date: March 4th, 2005
Pages: 155
Language: English