Tales of Terror and Mystery (Large Print Edition) by Arthur Conan Doyle

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FormatPaperback
Number of Pages188
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Open LibraryOL8536651M
ISBN 101426407378
ISBN 109781426407376

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This collection of twelve short-stories was first published in Six are classified by the author (or more likely the publisher) as “tales of terror”; and the other six, classified as “tales of mystery.”Cited by: 3.

Best known for his tales of mystery and the macabre, Poe was one of the earliest American practitioners of the short story and is considered the inventor the detective-fiction genre. Product details Series: Puffin Classics/5(15). Arthur Conan Doyle published these short stories later in his career.

Half are tales of terror, and the other half are mysteries. It seems that Doyle is much more comfortable with the mysteries, particularly the two relating to railroads: "The Lost Special" and "The Man with the Watches."/5. An abridged adaptation of 4 of Poe's tales. It's worth noting that half of the book tell the story about The Gold Bug, while The Tell-Tale Heart, The Cask of Amontillado, and The Fall of the House of Usher all fits within the other half of the book.4/5.

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But the Tales of Mystery are a bit of a disappointment: These mysteries are definitely sub-Sherlockian, although the conspiratorial machinations revealed at the end of "The Lost Special" are pulpishly amusing/5(5). Half are tales of terror, and the other half are mysteries. It seems that Doyle is much more comfortable with the mysteries, particularly the two relating to railroads: "The Lost Special" and "The Man with the Watches."/5(2K).

Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project by: 3. To the reader of 'The Lost Special', please practice your speed reading elsewhere. There's no place for it on the Leeb. Cyrano's Ghost. If you love Sherlock Holmes and the short stories of Edgar Allen Poe, you will surely enjoy this gut twisting collection.

Conan Doyle gives us a selection of darker mysteries here as he delves into the sickness of men's minds, raising the hairs on your neck and leaving you with an uneasy feeling that lasts through the stories and beyond/5(). This gorgeous hardcover includes 13 spine- chilling stories from the classic literature of Poe and Hawthorne to modern-day urban legends.

Includes. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations ; 22 cm: Contents: Tales of terror: The horror of the heights.

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By: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle () Though Sir Arthur Conan Doyle is best known for his detective stories, he also wrote other short stories which are masterpieces of 5/5(6). Book Description HTML This volume contains 12 short stories. Each begins in a logical way, but soon drifts into mystery and intrigue which Sherlock Homes must investigate.

He was a short-story writer, editor and literary critic, and is considered part of the American Romantic Movement. Best known for his tales of mystery and the macabre, Poe was one of the earliest American practitioners of the short story and is considered the inventor the detective-fiction : Penguin Young Readers Group.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Short stories. Description: pages: illustrations ; 22 cm: Contents: Tales of terror: The horror of.

Tales of Mystery & Imagination (often rendered as Tales of Mystery and Imagination) is a popular title for posthumous compilations of writings by American author, essayist and poet Edgar Allan Poe and was the first complete collection of his works specifically restricting itself to his suspenseful and related tales.

2 Further development. The idea that the extraordinary narrative which has been called the Joyce-Armstrong Fragment is an elaborate practical joke evolved by some unknown person, cursed by a perverted and sinister sense of humour, has now been abandoned by all who have examined the matter.

The most macabre and /5(9). From the book:The idea that the extraordinary narrative which has been called the Joyce-Armstrong Fragment is an elaborate practical joke evolved by some unknown person, cursed by a perverted and sinister sense of humour, has now been abandoned by all who have examined the matter.

A collection of four well-known tales of mystery and suspense including "The Gold Bug," "The Fall of the House of Usher," "The Tell-tale Heart," and "The Cask of Amontillado." Great Short Tales Of Mystery And Terror.

4, members ⚫ 1, ebooks. New to. Learn more. Tales of Terror and Mystery by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(). Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes tales are rightly ranked among the seminal works of mystery and detective fiction.

Included in this collection are all four full-length Holmes novels and more than forty short masterpieces - from the inaugural adventure A Study in Scarlet to timeless favorites like “The Speckled Band” and more.

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These he collected, but some, including the first, were never recovered, and leave a deplorable hiatus in this all-important statement. About Edgar Allan Poe. Edgar Allan Poe was born in Boston, USA, in Poe, short story writer, editor and critic, he is best known for his macabre tales and as.

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, the largest English writer, thinker, publicist, doctor of medicine and doctor of law, is known all over the world as the unsurpassed master of detective and adventure genres. Each begins in a logical way, but soon drifts into mystery and intrigue which Sherlock Homes must investigate This book is downloadable in PDF, ePub, Kindle and TXT format.

DOWNLOAD. Free download or read online Tales of Mystery and Imagination pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Edgar Allan Poe. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Hardcover format.

The main characters of this classics, horror story are C. Auguste Dupin,/5. Collection of stories. According to Wikipedia: "Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle DL (22 May 7 July ) was a Scottish physician and writer, most noted for his stories about the detective Sherlock Holmes, generally considered a milestone in the field of crime fiction, and for the adventures of Professor : B&R Samizdat Express.

The Tales of Terror, however, were pretty good. “The Case of Lady Sannox” and “The Brazilian Cat” were tense little tales, and “The New Catacomb” was a nice twist on the theme of Poe’s “Cask of Amontillado”. Though Sir Arthur Conan Doyle is best known for his detective stories, he also wrote other short stories which are masterpieces of mystery and suspense/5().

Tales of Terror and Mystery is a collection of 12 stories written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle in Read the entire book for free on Plot. Three short sequences, based on the following Poe tales, are told: "Morella", "The Black Cat" (which is combined with another Poe tale, "The Cask of Amontillado"), and "The Facts in the Case of M.

Valdemar".Each sequence is introduced via voiceover narration by Vincent Price, who also appears in all three narratives. "Morella" When Lenora Locke (Maggie Pierce) travels Music by: Les Baxter. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg.

This volume presents some of Conan Doyle s unduly neglected masterworks. Each begins in a quietly factual way, making all the more dramatic the crescendo of fear and puzzlement that ensues as each new circumstance is revealed. Even without his supremely logical brain child, Sherlock Holmes, Conan Doyle shows that his tales are unbeatable for thrills and excitement.

4/5(3). Many of them also appear in other collections of Conan Doyle’s short stories: “The Case of Lady Sannox,” classified as a tale of terror, also appears in “Round the Red Lamp,” an earlier collection of medical tales which I had previously read; and several of the tales of mystery are also in “Round the Fire,” an earlier collection /5(49).

A mysterious map, pirates, and pieces of eight. When young Jim Hawkins finds a map to pirates’ gold he starts on an adventure that takes him from his English village to a desert island with the murderous Black Dog, half-mad Ben Gunn, and (of course) Long John Silver.5/5(1).

Having said that, most of these are clever tales on their own, and the best show off Doyle’s trademark ingenuity, even if the criminals get away with the crimes. As one criminal says at the end of his tale about the wife of one of his victims: “I have sometimes thought that it would be a kindness to write to her and to assure her that there.

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If you can, please make .Though Sir Arthur Conan Doyle is best known for his detective stories, he also wrote other short stories which are masterpieces of mystery and suspense.Many of them also appear in other collections of Conan Doyle’s short stories: “The Case of Lady Sannox,” classified as a tale of terror, also appears in “Round the Red Lamp,” an earlier collection of medical tales which I had previously read; and several of the tales of mystery are also in “Round the Fire,” an earlier collection /5().

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