Edgar Allan Poe's Tales of Death and Dementia

Edgar Allan Poe's Tales of Death and Dementia

by EdgarAllanPoe (Author), Gris Grimly (Illustrator)

Synopsis

A murderer driven to the edge by the sound of his victim's still-beating heart...A mental institution run by someone other than its staff...A mysterious box aboard a ship with a ghastly secret...And the hypnotist's stare that could, perhaps, paralyze even death...Strap into your straitjacket, fasten it tight, and brace yourself! For within these pages are stories of lost love, lost ways...and lost minds. Gris Grimly's mysterious, morbid, macabre illustrations capture four Poe classics, including perennial favourite, The Tell Tale Heart, with an unmatchable ghoulish charm. Read them if you dare ~ and celebrate, in true Poe style, the two hundredth anniversary of the birth of the great Master of the Macabre.

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Format: Paperback
Pages: 144
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children's
Published: 03 Sep 2009

ISBN 10: 1847386474
ISBN 13: 9781847386472
Children’s book age: 7-9 Years

Author Bio
Gris Grimly lives in Pasadena, California, where he runs the Mad Creator Studio. He is also the illustrator of Edgar Allan Poe's Tales of Mystery and Madness, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow (Washington Irving), and, more recently, the bestselling picture book The Dangerous Alphabet by Neil Gaiman. For more chills go to Gris's website at madcreator.com