This is the sixth volume in the "tales" section of "The Complete Works Of Edgar Allan Poe". The stories of this volume include: "Thou Art the Man", "The Literary Life of Thingum Bob, Esq., Late Editor of the Goosetherumfoodle", "Some Words with a Mummy", "The Purloined Letter", "The Angel of the Odd", "The Thousand-and-Second Tale of Scheherazade", "The Power of Words", and many more. This book constitutes a must have for those with a penchant for the macabre, and it is not to be missed by fans and collectors of Poe's seminal work. Edgar Allan Poe (1809 - 1849) was a seminal American author, editor, poet, and critic. Poe is famous for his stories of mystery and horror, and was one of the first American short-story writers. He is also considered to be the inventor of the detective fiction genre. Many vintage texts such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive, and it is with this in mind that we are republishing this book now, in an affordable, high-quality, modern edition. It comes complete with a specially commissioned biography of the author.