Edgar Allan Poe’s Amusing Tales – A Collection of Short Stories

This vintage book contains a collection of amusing tales written by Edgar Allan Poe.

Displaying a more comedic side of Poe’s writing, these masterful stories are highly recommended for all lovers of the form, and constitute must-reads for fans of Poe’s seminal work. The stories included in this collection are: ‘Bon-Bon’, ‘The Business Man’, ‘The Angel of the Odd’, ‘X-Ing A Paragrab’ and ‘Never Bet the Devil Your Head’.

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.

We are republishing this selection of amusing tales in an affordable, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new biography of the author.


Here, at edgarallanpoe.co.uk, you can find the best of this fantastic author’s novels, short stories, essays, and poems.

You can also find a biography of Edgar Allan Poe, along with some of his most famous quotes and loved poems.

Through republishing works such as ‘Edgar Allan Poe’s Amusing Tales’, it is hoped that the writing of this author of mystery and the macabre, can continue to delight – almost two centuries after its initial publication.