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De put en de slinger : tien gruwelverhalen

Edgar Allan Poe (author), Ed Franck (adapter)

De put en de slinger : tien gruwelverhalen

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De put en de slinger : tien gruwelverhalen
Edgar Allan Poe
Ed Franck
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Original title
The pit and the pendulum and other tales
Averbode: Averbode, 1997 | Other editions
171 p.

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About Edgar Allan Poe

Edgar Allan Poe (; born Edgar Poe; January 19, 1809 – October 7, 1849) was an American writer, poet, editor, and literary critic. Poe is best known for his poetry and short stories, particularly his tales of mystery and the macabre. He is widely regarded as a central figure of Romanticism in the United States and of American literature as a whole, and he was one of the country's earliest practitioners of the short story. He is also generally considered the inventor of the detective fiction genre and is further credited with contributing to the emerging genre of science fiction. Poe was the first well-known American writer to earn a living through writing alone, resulting in a financially difficult life and career.

Poe was born in Boston, the second child of actors David and Elizabeth "Eliza" Poe. His father abandoned the family in 1810, and his mother died the following year. Thus orphane…Read more on Wikipedia