“The Tell-Tale Heart” by Edgar Allan Poe

Many people have read and loved Poe’s work, but before this, I’d never read anything by him. I wondered if the dude’s stuff was overhyped because that happens a lot with the classics to the point where I’ve begun thinking that people simply assume a thing is amazing or skillfully created if it’s considered a classic.

But after reading these short stories by Poe, I had to agree with everyone else: His stuff is pretty dope.

Genre:

Psychological thriller; Horror

Pubbed:

1839 (The Fall of the House of Usher)
1843 (The Tell-Tale Heart)
1846 (The Cask of Amontillado)

Quick summary:

“Horrifying tales of mystery, sickening madness and buried bodies by the master of the macabre.”

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