Edgar Allan Poe's Tales of Death and Dementia

Edgar Allan Poe (Author) Gris Grimly (Illustrator)
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Description

Stories of lost love, lost ways . . . and lost minds! Gris Grimly's mysterious, morbid, and macabre illustrations capture four Poe classics with an unmatchable ghoulish charm. This second installment of illustrated Poe tales, a companion to Edgar Allan Poe's Tales of Mystery and Madness, includes the perennial favorite The Tell Tale Heart, as well as The System of Dr. Tarr and Professor Fether, The Oblong Box, and The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar. With little trimming and lots of gory visuals, these stories have never looked better or more frightening!

Product Details

Price
$22.99
Publisher
Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Publish Date
August 04, 2009
Pages
144
Dimensions
7.34 X 0.58 X 9.04 inches | 1.25 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781416950257
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About the Author

Gris Grimly lives in Pasadena, California, where he runs the Mad Creator Studio. He is also the illustrator of the New York Times bestselling The Dangerous Alphabet by Neil Gaiman, Edgar Allan Poe's Tales of Mystery and Madness and The Legend of Sleepy Hollow. He also wrote and illustrated Gris Grimly's Wicked Nursery Rhymes. You can learn more about him at www.madcreator.com.

Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849) was an American writer, poet, and critic. Best known for his macabre prose work, including the short story "The Tell-Tale Heart," his writing has influenced literature in the United States and around the world.

Reviews

Roger Corman

Filmmaker, "The Little Shop of Horrors"

The macabre beauty and sly wit of Gris Grimly's illustrated edition of some of Poe's best-loved tales are destined to capture the imagination of a generation new to the master of terror, as well as delight longtime admirers of Poe, who will find much to relish in this haunting interpretation.


Bernie Wrightson horror legend [Gris Grimly] captures the spirit of Poe in a fresh and classic way. Poe never looked so good.
Roger Corman Filmmaker, The Little Shop of Horrors The macabre beauty and sly wit of Gris Grimly's illustrated edition of some of Poe's best-loved tales are destined to capture the imagination of a generation new to the master of terror, as well as delight longtime admirers of Poe, who will find much to relish in this haunting interpretation.
Bernie Wrightson

horror legend

[Gris Grimly] captures the spirit of Poe in a fresh and classic way. Poe never looked so good.


Bernie Wrightsonhorror legend[Gris Grimly] captures the spirit of Poe in a fresh and classic way. Poe never looked so good.
Roger CormanFilmmaker, "The Little Shop of Horrors"The macabre beauty and sly wit of Gris Grimly's illustrated edition of some of Poe's best-loved tales are destined to capture the imagination of a generation new to the master of terror, as well as delight longtime admirers of Poe, who will find much to relish in this haunting interpretation.