Jun 26, 2017
A traveler visiting an old castle ruins in France meets a very lonely old woman who shares the story of her estranged son with him . The story covers many levels of grief and empathy, and leaves the reader wondering if perhaps her son, who she hasn't seen in years, is accompanying her in spirit.
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Jun 19, 2017
The exciting conclusion to Edgar Allen Poe's classic detective story, which established the detective in SAmerican literature, and inspired dozens of new writers like Sherlock Holmes.
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Jun 12, 2017
In what many consider to be one of Poe's best short stories, and the first detective story, a man uses his extraordinary powers of deduction to solve a crime that the Paris police find baffling.
Jun 5, 2017
In this highly acclaimed short story, a southern farmer is accused of being a spy by the Union Army and finds himself about to be hung from a bridge trestle. This is one of the first short stories to use a "stream of conscience" narrative, and a story that has been used in countless movies and television shows.