Edgar Allan Poe’s Detective Stories and Murderous Tales – A Collection of Short Stories (Fantasy and Horror Classics)

This fantastic collection of short detective stories and murderous tales by Edgar Allan Poe, includes ‘Thou art the Man’, ‘The Black Cat’, ‘The Gold-Bug’, ‘The Imp of the Perverse’, ‘The Murders in the Rue Morgue’, ‘The Mystery of Marie Roget’, ‘The Purloined Letter’, and ‘The Tell-Tale Heart’. These marvellous examples of Poe’s masterful fiction writing prowess are highly recommended for lovers of the detective genre, and would make for worthy additions to any collection.

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 collection Edgar Allan Poe’s Detective Stories and Murderous 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 publishing works such as ‘Detective Stories and Murderous 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.