In the Shadow of the Master: Classic Tales by Edgar Allan Poe and Essays by Jeffery Deaver, Nelson DeMille, Tess Gerritsen, Sue Grafton, Stephen King, Laura Lippman, Lisa Scottoline, and Thirteen Others

In the Shadow of the Master: Classic Tales by Edgar Allan Poe and Essays by Jeffery Deaver, Nelson DeMille, Tess Gerritsen, Sue Grafton, Stephen King, Laura Lippman, Lisa Scottoline, and Thirteen Others

Edgar Allan Poe, Michael Connelly


Few have crafted tales as haunting as these through Edgar Allan Poe. accumulated right here to commemorate the two hundredth anniversary of Poe's beginning are 16 of his top stories followed through twenty essays from liked authors, together with T. Jefferson Parker, Lawrence Block, Sara Paretsky, and Joseph Wambaugh, between others, on how Poe has replaced their lifestyles and work.

Michael Connelly recounts the foundation he drew from Poe's poetry whereas studying one in every of his books. Stephen King displays on Poe's perception into humanity's darkish aspect in "The Genius of 'The Tell-Tale Heart.'" Jan Burke remembers her adolescence terror in the course of late-night analyzing periods. Tess Gerritsen, Nelson DeMille, and others take into account the vintage B-movie variations of Poe's stories. And in "The Thief," Laurie R. King complains approximately how Poe stole the entire sturdy ideas... or perhaps he simply considered them first.

Powerful and undying, In the Shadow of the Master is a party of 1 of the best literary minds of all time.

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