This vintage book contains the sixth volume of "The Complete Works of Edgar Allen Poe". Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849) was an American author, editor, poet, and critic. Most famous for his stories of mystery and horror, he was one of the first American short story writers, and is widely considered to be the inventor of the detective fiction genre. The tales contained within this volume include: "Thou Art the Man", "The Literary Life of Thingum Bob, Esq.", "Some Words With a Mummy", "The Purloined Letter", "The Angel of the Odd", "The Thousand-and-Second Tale of Scheherazade", "The Power of Woods", "The Imp of the Perverse", "The System of Dr. Tarr and Professor Fether", "The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar", "The Cask of Amontillado", and others. Many antiquarian books such as this are becoming increasingly rare and expensive. We are republishing this book now in an affordable, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new biography of the author.