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Complete Tales & Poems

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Paperback published by Vintage (Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group)

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All of the tales by the master of the detective and the macabre story. 53 of his best-known poems plus essays and criticisms.
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All of the tales by the master of the detective and the macabre story. 53 of his best-known poems plus essays and criticisms.
Product Details
Paperback (1040 pages)
Published: September 12, 1975
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Imprint: Vintage
ISBN: 9780394716787
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  • The Murders In the Rue Morgue: The mental features discoursed of as the analytical are, in themselves, but little susceptible of analysis.

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  • Stanzas: Wearing its own deep feeling as a crown.

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