Romances of Death and Old-World Romance – Collected Tales of Edgar Allan Poe

This vintage book contains a collection of Edgar Allan Poe’s tales Romances of Death and Old-World Romance.

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. Contents include: “The Fall of the House of Usher”, “Bernice”, “The Oval Portrait”, “Morella”, “Ligeia”, “Eleonora”, “The Colloquy of Monos and Una”, “The Conversation of Eiros and Charmion”, “The power of Words”, “Silence—A Fable”, “The asque of the Red Death”, “The Assignment”, “The Cask of Amontillado”, and more.

We are republishing this vintage text, Romances of Death and Old-World Romance, 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 ‘Romances of Death and Old-World Romance’, 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.