The Works of Edgar Allan Poe – Volume Five

This vintage text is Volume Five of The Works of Edgar Allan Poe.

The Stories contained within this collection include: “Philosophy of Furniture”, “A Tale of Jerusalem”, “The Sphinx”, “Hop-Frog”, “The Man of the Crowd”, “Never bet the Devil your Head”, “Thou art the Man”, “Why the Little Frenchman Wears his Head in a Sling”, “Some Words with a Mummy”, “The Poetic Principle”, and more.

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 vintage text, The Works of Edgar Allan Poe – Volume Five, 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 ‘The Works of Edgar Allan Poe – Volume Five’, 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.