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The Pit And The Pendulum - Poe (Phoenix Short Stories)

The Pit And The Pendulum - Poe (Phoenix Short Stories)

by EdgarAllanPoe (Author), Christopher Bigsby (Editor)


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Format: Paperback
Pages: 256
Edition: New edition
Publisher: Phoenix
Published: 02 Sep 1999

ISBN 10: 0753807238
ISBN 13: 9780753807231

Author Bio
Christopher Bigsby is |Professor of American Studies at the University of East Anglia, and is Director of the Arthur Miller Centre there. Born Boston, Mass, 1809, d.1849. Deserted by his father, and his mother died when he was two. Raised by John Allan, a merchant, and his wife Frances. Published his first work, Tamerlaine and Other Poems, in 1827; The Raven and Other Poems was a Great success in 1845. His many stories are collected in Tales of Mystery and Imagination. Died of drink in Baltimore.