Tales of Mystery and Imagination

4,16 valoración promedio
( 9.674 valoraciones por Goodreads )
 
9781435137387: Tales of Mystery and Imagination

First published in 1919, Tales of Mystery and Imagination matched Edgar Allan Poe's best tales of horror and suspense with the expressive artwork of Harry Clarke. This beautifully designed volume reproduces more than thirty full-colour and black-and-white illustrations that give substance to the terrifying imagery of 'The Tell-Tale Heart', 'The Fall of the House of Usher', 'The Masque of the Red Death', 'The Pit and the Pendulum', and twenty-five other masterpieces of the macabre. As Neil Gaiman writes in his introduction, 'Clarke's art perfectly captures the perversity, madness, and delight in horror that were the hallmarks of Poe's dark genius'.

"Sinopsis" puede pertenecer a otra edición de este libro.

Review:

Award-winning fantasy illustrator Gary Kelley writes, "I have selected three of Edgar Allan Poe's best short stories.... I chose 'The Fall of the House of Usher' for its classic Gothic images and its dark, melancholic central characters, including the house itself. 'The Black Cat' is ... appealing to me for its use of mystery and foreboding that takes us to a horrifying climax. 'The Cask of Amontillado' ... my personal favorite, [is] a simple narrative of revenge set in the contrasting worlds of carnival and catacomb." Click on the book's cover for a closer look, but the reproduction doesn't really do justice to the richness of color in Kelley's shadowy, atmospheric paintings. (The cat's eye is green, and its tongue is pink.) This gorgeous edition has 20 full- and double-page paintings, including a melancholy portrait of Poe; each page of text is surrounded by subtle decorative frames. The images of Roderick and Madeleine Usher are especially effective.

From the Publisher:

Founded in 1906 by J.M. Dent, the Everyman Library has always tried to make the best books ever written available to the greatest number of people at the lowest possible price. Unique editorial features that help Everyman Paperback Classics stand out from the crowd include: a leading scholar or literary critic's introduction to the text, a biography of the author, a chronology of her or his life and times, a historical selection of criticism, and a concise plot summary. All books published since 1993 have also been completely restyled: all type has been reset, to offer a clarity and ease of reading unique among editions of the classics; a vibrant, full-color cover design now complements these great texts with beautiful contemporary works of art. But the best feature must be Everyman's uniquely low price. Each Everyman title offers these extensive materials at a price that competes with the most inexpensive editions on the market-but Everyman Paperbacks have durable binding, quality paper, and the highest editorial and scholarly standards.

"Sobre este título" puede pertenecer a otra edición de este libro.

Los mejores resultados en AbeBooks

1.

Poe, Edgar Allan
Editorial: Sterling
ISBN 10: 1435137388 ISBN 13: 9781435137387
Nuevos Tapa dura Cantidad: 1
Librería
M and N Media
(Acworth, GA, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Sterling. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. 1435137388 We guarantee all of our items - customer service and satisfaction are our top priorities. Please allow 4 - 14 business days for Standard shipping, within the US. Nº de ref. de la librería TM-1435137388

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 32,69
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 3,33
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

2.

Poe, Edgar Allan
Editorial: Sterling (2014)
ISBN 10: 1435137388 ISBN 13: 9781435137387
Nuevos Tapa dura Cantidad: 2
Librería
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Sterling, 2014. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. Never used!. Nº de ref. de la librería P111435137388

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 40,74
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 1,66
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

3.

Poe, Edgar Allan
Editorial: Sterling
ISBN 10: 1435137388 ISBN 13: 9781435137387
Nuevos Tapa dura Cantidad: 1
Librería
Cloud 9 Books
(Wellington, FL, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Sterling. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. 1435137388 New Condition. Nº de ref. de la librería NEW7.0604366

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 68,70
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 4,16
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío