Edgar Allan Poe was an American writer and poet, best known for his poetry and short stories, particularly his tales of mystery and the macabre.
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This is one of the most renowned writers of world literature, especially in the field of horror. Edgar Allan Poe offers, through his stories, a glimpse into the darkest emotions of the human mind. Usually the protagonists of the stories are victims of their own weaknesses and fears, inviting the reader to reflect on their own fears.
It is not possible to understand the work and writing of Edgar Allan Poe without knowing something of his biography. Edgar Allan Poe's life was a difficult one. A year after his birth, his father mysteriously disappeared and abandoned his wife and children. To make matters worse, his mother died of tuberculosis at the age of 24 when Allan Poe was only one year old, which caused him to be taken in by a married couple who were friends of the family and had no children: John Allan and his wife.
Some of his best stories and ideal for an introduction to his literature are: The Tell-Tale Heart or The Black Cat. His poems are also well known, the best known and most popular being the poem The Raven.
If you enjoy stories with a dose of tension and that make you question your own fears, Edgar Allan Poe's books are ideal for you.