For the horror stories, I give it thumbs up But for the detective stories, I read it by scamming, didnt really read it actually bcs not that interesting for me. Astonishing the best book so far in 2019 I ll get my review on my blog soon The Black Cat 4 5Vereniki 5 5Eleonora 3.5 5The Masque of the Red Death 4 5The Fall of the House of Usher 3.5 5Ligeia 3.5 5The Oval Potrait 4 5The Purloined Letter 4.5 5Very easy and pleasant to read Despite the fact that they re considered horror stories, I personally found many funny comic parts It doesn t leave you with a dark feeling of fear or sadness but rather with the experience of the reading of a good story. such a disappointment The first story, El gato negro The Black Cat was BY FAR the best one and the only one that was even slightly scary disturbing Maybe I was let down because I went in with the wrong expectations I was hoping for proper horror and instead the stories werephilosophical kind of like Borges but a lot lot worse Writing was really slow in El Diablo en el campanario and La m scara de la muerte roja , for example, 80% of the story was description with literally such a disappointment The first story, El gato negro The Black Cat was BY FAR the best one and the only one that was even slightly scary disturbing Maybe I was let down because I went in with the wrong expectations I was hoping for proper horror and instead the stories werephilosophical kind of like Borges but a lot lot worse Writing was really slow in El Diablo en el campanario and La m scara de la muerte roja , for example, 80% of the story was description with literally two pages of plot I feel like with short stories this just isn t acceptable Admittedly read in Spanish so might have enjoyed it a littlein English, but it was just such a slog the collection is 120 pages long and took me two weeks to get through A shame, because The Raven is one of my all time favourite poems Any way, i ll try to read the english edition, maybe because of its weak arabic translation i hated this book, Excellent writing, great selection, just beautiful and delightfully gorgeous edition as casually as usual by K nemann WELL NOW THIS IS WHAT WE CALLS A BOOK FI FAWKS FINNEGANS SAKE GAWDBLASTIT Fantastic literature apparently really isn t my thing I think I liked Maupassant s short stories better um I liked it, but I just think it isn t the kind of book I would choose actually But E.A.Poe is definitely an amazing writer. this my first experience with audio books and it won t be the last , i chose this short story instead of a long one because i wasn t sure whether i would like it or not but i was wrong to be hesitated because i really enjoyed this new experience.this is also my first time to read listenprecisely any of edgar allan poe s stories and my first story in horror literature.well i have 3 cats none of them is black D and they were just near me fighting as always when i was listening to this my first experience with audio books and it won t be the last , i chose this short story instead of a long one because i wasn t sure whether i would like it or not but i was wrong to be hesitated because i really enjoyed this new experience.this is also my first time to read listenprecisely any of edgar allan poe s stories and my first story in horror literature.well i have 3 cats none of them is black D and they were just near me fighting as always when i was listening to it and i just couldn t stop staring at them don t understand me wrong i have no fears of cats , in contrary i love them so muchthan humans if i may say so but i don t know why i had that stranger feeling p let me be clear the story didn t scare me that much it just made me feel something unusual , especially in the presence of that scary music well i don t know what to say any anyway chapeau mr EDGAR you are such a genius On August horror master Edgar Allan Poe released one of his darkest short stories, The Black Cat, his exploration of the psychology of guilt Now, over a hundred and fifty years later, the tale of an unreliable narrator is continued by horror author Keith Gouveia After killing his wife, John Mohr is sentenced to die at the gallows But when an unlikely visitor turns into a reluctant partner, John embraces the monster within and becomes the god of the underworld s instrument of death Doomed to walk the earth as an undead aberration with an insatiable hunger, John must send souls to Hell in his place or face its wrath Also included are two bonus poems, and two short stories The Tell Tale Heart by Edgar Allan Poe, and Broken by Keith Gouveia