The Portable Poe compiles Poe's greatest writings: tales of fantasy, terror, death, revenge, murder, and mystery, including "The Pit and the Pendulum," "The Fall of the House of Usher," "The Cask of Amontillado," and "The Murders in the Rue Morgue," the world's first detective story.
In addition, this volume offers letters, articles, criticism, visionary poetry, and a selection of random "opinions" on fancy and the imagination, music and poetry, intuition and sundry other topics.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 672 pages
- Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
- Publication Date: 28/09/2006
- Category: Literary studies: c 1800 to c 1900
- ISBN: 9780143039914