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SCI-FI & FANTASY COLLECTION – Tales of Illusion & Supernatural (Illustrated)

Ms. Found in a Bottle, The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar, A Descent into the Maelstrom, The Balloon-Hoax, Mesmeric Revelation, Mystification, The Premature Burial, The Oblong Box, The Spectacles...

by Edgar Allan Poe Author · Byam Shaw Illustrator


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Poe was a prolific writer of science fiction and supernatural tales, responding in his writing to numerous emerging technologies. He often included elements of popular pseudo-sciences, dealing with themes such as time travel and resurrection of the dead. Table of Contents: Ms. Found in a Bottle The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar A Descent into the Maelstrom The Balloon-Hoax Mesmeric Revelation The Thousand-and-Second Tale of Scheherazade Some Words with a Mummy A Tale of the Ragged Mountains The Power of Words Mellonta Tauta Mystification The Premature Burial The Oblong Box The Spectacles The System of Dr. Tarr and Prof. Fether The Sphinx Von Kempelen and His Discovery The Conversation of Eiros and Charmion The Colloquy of Monos and Una Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849) was an American writer, editor, and literary critic, best known for his poetry and short stories of mystery and the macabre. He is widely regarded as a central figure of Romanticism in the United States and American literature as a whole, and he was one of the country's earliest practitioners of the short story.

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