Edgar allan poes gift for the macabrehis genius in finding the strangeness. Poetry by edgar allan poe, the raven, annabel lee, more. Annabel lee was poe s last poem composed before his mysterious death in 1849, about the death of a beautiful woman, a common theme of many of his poems. Poe is best known for his poetry and short stories. He studied 181520 for 5 years in england between 1815 and 1820. Though hes mostwellknown for his works of gothic horror, poe also wrote humor, satire, science fiction, and hoaxes. Thousands of free ebooks of classic literature for kindle, tablet, online browser or smart phone. The book was published in multiple languages including english, consists of 304 pages and is available in leather bound format.
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