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Poe: Stories and Poems: A Graphic Novel Adaptation by Gareth Hinds
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Candlewick
Publication date August 1, 2017
Pages 120
Binding Paperback
ISBN-13 9780763695095
ISBN-10 0763695092
Dimensions 0.36 by 6.75 by 10.50 in.
Weight 0.90 lbs.
Original list price $14.00
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Amazon.com description: Product Description: In a thrilling adaptation of Edgar Allan Poe’s best-known works, acclaimed artist-adapter Gareth Hinds translates Poe's dark genius into graphic-novel format.

It is true that I am nervous. But why will you say that I am mad?

In “The Cask of Amontillado,” a man exacts revenge on a disloyal friend at carnival, luring him into catacombs below the city. In “The Masque of the Red Death,” a prince shielding himself from plague hosts a doomed party inside his abbey stronghold. A prisoner of the Spanish Inquisition, faced with a swinging blade and swarming rats, can’t see his tormentors in “The Pit and the Pendulum,” and in “The Tell-Tale Heart,” a milky eye and a deafening heartbeat reveal the effects of conscience and creeping madness. Alongside these tales are visual interpretations of three poems — “The Raven,” “The Bells,” and Poe’s poignant elegy to lost love, “Annabel Lee.” The seven concise graphic narratives, keyed to thematic icons, amplify and honor the timeless legacy of a master of gothic horror.

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