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BIB ID#1300150
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In the shadow of the master

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Publisher
New York, NY : William Morrow, 2008.
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p. cm.
Summary
A descent into the maelstrom -- On Edgar Allan Poe / by T. Jefferson Parker -- The cask of Amontillado -- Under the covers with Fortunato and Montresor / by Jan Burke -- The curse of Amontillado / by Lawrence Block -- The black cat -- Pluto's heritage / by P.J. Parrish -- William Wilson -- Identity crisis / by Lisa Scottoline -- Manuscript found in a bottle -- In a strange city : the Poe toaster and me / by Laura Lippman -- The fall of the house of Usher -- Once upon a midnight dreary / by Michael Connelly -- The facts in the case of M. Valdemar -- The Poe effect / by Laurie R. King -- Ligeia -- Poe and me at the movies / by Tess Gerritsen -- The tell-tale heart -- The genius of the tell-tale heart / by Stephen King -- The first time / by Steve Hamilton -- The pit and the pendulum -- The pit, the pendulum, and perfection / by Edward D. Hoch -- The pit and the pendulum at the Palace / by Peter Robinson -- The masque of the red death -- Edgar Allan Poe, Mark Twain, and me / by S.J. Rozan -- The murders in the Rue Morgue -- The quick and the undead / by Nelson DeMille -- The gold-bug -- Imagining Edgar Allan Poe / by Sara Paretsky -- The raven -- Rantin' and ravin' / by Joseph Wambaugh -- A little thought on Poe / by Thomas H. Cook -- The bells -- Poe in G minor / by Jeffrey Deaver -- Excerpt from The narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym -- How I became an Edgar Allan Poe convert / by Sue Grafton.

Reviews and Notes

Summary/Annotation ->  "A wonderful treat for the Poe connoisseur, or a perfect introduction to his works."
--Charlotte Observer

In the Shadow of the Master is an exceptional collection of classic stories from the lord of literary darkness himself--the inimitable Edgar Allan Poe--accompanied by enthralling essays from twenty of his bestselling acolytes and admirers. With appreciations by Michael Connelly, Stephen King, Lisa Scottoline, Tess Gerritsen, Laura Lippman, Nelson DeMille, Lawrence Block, and thirteen others, In the Shadow of the Master is a must-have for thriller and mystery fans of all ages.

Availability

LocationCall NumberItem TypeVolumeBarcodesort iconStatus
Central Adult FictionFICAdult Hard Cover0228532955660Due 9-13-2017
McGoldrickFICAdult Hard Cover0228537568179Available

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