The Tell-Tale Heart

ebook Short Story

By Edgar Allan Poe

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Having killed in a fit of passion, an unnamed narrator quickly hides the victim' s body only to be haunted by the victim' s relentless heartbeat.

A pioneer of the short story genre, Poe' s stories typically captured themes of the macabre and included elements of the mysterious. His better-known stories include " The Fall of the House of Usher" , " The Pit and the Pendulum" , " The Murders in the Rue Morgue" , " The Masque of the Red Death" and " The Tell-Tale Heart" .

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