The Pit and Pendulum – A Collection of Short Stories and Writings

The Pit and Pendulum – A Collection of Short Stories and Writings contains a fantastic selection of some of Edgar Allan Poe’s best and best known tales, including: “The Tell-Tale Heart”, “The Black Cat”, “The Mystery of Marie Roget”, “The Spectacles”, “The Pit and the Pendulum”, “Diddling”, “The Gold-Bug”, “Mesmeric Revelation”, “A tale of the Ragged Mountains”, “The Oblong Box”, “The Balloon-Hoax”, and “The Premature Burial”. This volume is highly recommended for those who enjoy tales of mystery and macabre, and would make for a worthy addition to any bookshelf.

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 publishing this classic collection of short stories in an affordable, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new biography of the author.


Here, at, 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 this collection of short stories and writings, 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.