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The Island of the Fay (1841) by Edgar Allan Poe

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Short, evocative fantasy of a man coming upon a seemingly magical island and witnessing the melancholy transit of the last fairy into ever deepening shadows.

Short Stories

#Frase de Edgar Allan Poe

“La ciencia no nos ha enseñado aún si la locura es o no lo más sublime de la inteligencia.”

de Edgar Allan Poe

Frase

devoutest of astrologers

“Those eyes! those large, those shining, those divine orbs! they became to me twin stars of Leda, and I to them devoutest of astrologers.”

— Edgar Allan Poe, Ligeia

Literature

Histórias Fantásticas de Edgar Poe - 3

“O Escaravelho de Ouro”

Depois de Catherine Labey, é a vez de prestarmos de novo homenagem ao prolífico ta- lento de Fernando Bento, aproveitando a temática rela- cionada com Edgar Allan Poe, pois o grande mestre da BD portuguesa que nos presenteou com tantas obras- -primas no Diabrete, no Cavaleiro Andante, no Pajem e noutras publicações juvenis, também recriou a seu modo um dos contos mais célebres de Poe, em que o novelista usou minuciosamente a escrita criptográfica para revelar aos leitores o segredo contido num velho pergaminho e num escaravelho dourado com aspecto de caveira. 520 more words

Contos Fantásticos

Review: "The Pit and the Pendulum" (1961)

“Until now no one has dared to film this…the most diabolical classic of all time!” The films of Roger Corman, mainly his adaptations of Edgar Allan Poe with Vincent Price in starring roles, are a lesson in how to make a horror movie on a shoestring budget without really showing it. 313 more words

Horror

Golder - This Time with More Ick

Unfortunately, I am not able to write about the capstone to Dupin’s legacy due to… circumstances. Instead, I shall place a brief plug for another one of Poe’s tales of ratiocination – or logical/analytical stories – the Gold-Bug. 550 more words

Edgar Allan Poe

The Village Street - Edgar Allan Poe

In these rapid, restless shadows,
Once I walked at eventide,
When a gentle, silent maiden,
Walked in beauty at my side.
She alone there walked beside me… 362 more words

Poems