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The Fall of the House of Usher

Short Story

by Edgar Allan Poe

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Roderick Usher' s fate is inextricably intertwined with that of his sister, Madeline, and that of their estate. As one falls, so do they all. " The Fall of the House of Usher" is considered Edgar Allan Poe' s greatest work, and a masterpiece of Gothic horror.

A pioneer of the short story genre, Poe' s stories typically captured themes of the macabre and included elements of the mysterious. His better-known stories include " The Fall of the House of Usher" , " The Pit and the Pendulum" , " The Murders in the Rue Morgue" , " The Masque of the Red Death" and " The Tell-Tale Heart" .

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Publication Details

Publisher:
HarperCollins Canada
Imprint:
HarperPerennial Classics
Publication Date:
2013

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Edgar Allan Poe (Author)

Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849) reigned unrivaled in his mastery of mystery. Born in Boston, he was orphaned at age three, expelled from West Point for gambling and became an alcoholic. In 1836 he secretly wed his thirteen-year-old cousin. The Raven, ...

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