A collection of some of Edgar Allen Poe's most famous tales, including: "The Thousand-and-Second Tale of Scheherazade", "Hop-Frog", "Some words With a Mummy", "Landor's Cottage", ""Thou Art the Man", "The Sphinx", "The Power of Words", "The Domain of Arnheim", "The Literary Life of Thingum Bob, Esq.", "Mellonta Tauta", "The Cask of Amontillado" and many more. This volume constitutes a must-have for fans of the macabre, and would make for a fantastic addition to any collection. 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. Many antiquarian books such as this are becoming increasingly rare and expensive. We are republishing "The Cask of Amontillado and Other Tales" now in an affordable, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new biography of the author.