Classic tales of mystery, terror, imagination, and suspense from the celebrated master of the macabre. This volume gathers together fourteen of Edgar Allan Poe's richest and most influential tales, including: “The Pit and the Pendulum,” his reimagining of Inquisition tortures; “The Tell-Tale Heart,” an exploration of a murderer’s madness, which Stephen King called “the best tale of inside evil ever written”; “The Fall of the House of Usher,” Poe’s tour de force about a family doomed by a grim bloodline curse; and his pioneering detective stories, “The Purloined Letter” and “The Murders in the Rue Morgue,” featuring a rational investigator with a poetic soul. Also included is Poe’s only full-length novel, Narrative of A. Gordon Pym. With an Introduction by Stephen Marlowe and an Afterword by Regina Marler.
This collection of eight short stories written during his "Klondike" period, has become a trademark of London's work. The title story Love of Life follows the trek of a prospector across the Canadian tundra. Other stories include The Story of Keesh; A Day's Lodging; Negore, the Coward; The Sun Dog Trail; The Unexpected; The White Man's Way, and Brown Wolf.
The famous Canterville Ghost haunts an old house, but the ghost becomes unhappy when the new owners play tricks on him! In the other stories, we meet Lord Arthur Savile, who has to murder someone before he can get married, and we discover the secret life of beautiful Lady Alroy.
This is the workbook of HSK Standard Course 3, including exercises for each of the 20 lessons in the textbook, one HSK Level 3 model test, and an introduction to the HSK Level 3 test. This book can help students succeed in the HSK Level 3 test and all-roundly improve their Chinese competence and proficiency. The workbook is illustrated with plenty of photos matching the style of the test. An MP3 CD comes with the book.
Joseph Thomas Sheridan Le Fanu (1814-1873) was an Irish writer of Gothic novels, one of the most influential ghost story writers of the nineteenth century. "The Watcher and Other Weird Stories" is a collection of beautifully written tales of the uncanny, including "The Watcher" itself and five other alluring, fascinating stories like "The Dream" and "A Chapter in the History of a Tyrone Family."
Howard Lovecraft was (1890 - 1937) an American writer who achieved posthumous fame through his influential works of horror fiction. Despite the fact that he was virtually unknown before he died, today he is known as the most influential author in his genre. "The Mystery of the Graveyard and Other Stories" is a collection of wonderful short stories such as "The Descendant," "Cool Air" "Pickman's Model" and others. These stories, full of mystery and fantastic creatures, have captured the minds of readers all over the world.
Joseph Thomas Sheridan Le Fanu (1814 -1873) was an Irish writer of Gothic novels, one of the most influential ghost story writers of the nineteenth century. "The Watcher and Other Weird Stories" is a collection of beautifully written tales of the uncanny, including "The Watcher" itself and five other alluring, fascinating stories like "The Dream" and "A Chapter in the History of a Tyrone Family."
Third of six levels of this adult Spanish teaching course going from A1+ (level 1) to B2.2 (level 6). This level is B1.2. Each level consists three elements: Student book with audio CD, Exercises book with audio CD and CDROM for whiteboard containing the complete student items for the level, audio and other aids.
The Haunted House it is a collection of tales, with Dickens writing the opening and closing stories, framing stories by Dickens himself and five other authors: Hesba Stretton, George Augustus Sala, Adelaide Anne Procter, Wilkie Collins and Elizabeth Gaskell. The tales are all very different, but each has an element of the strange and scary.