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The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket - a book by Poe, Edgar Allen

The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket

The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket( )
Author: Poe, Edgar Allan
Series title:The Art of the Novella Ser.
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:Melville House Publishing
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $12.00
Book Description:

The novella tells the tale of the young Arthur Gordon Pym, who stows away aboard a whaling ship called the Grampus. Various adventures and misadventures befall Pym, including shipwreck, mutiny and cannibalism, before he is saved by the crew of the Jane Guy. Aboard this vessel, Pym and a sailor named Dirk Peters continue their adventures further south. They encounter hostile natives and are forced to make their escape, as what started out as a more conventional story becomes something...
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Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5 x 7 x 0.68 Inches
Book Weight:0.548 Pounds
Author Biography
Poe, Edgar Allen (Author)
Edgar Allan Poe was born in Boston, Massachusetts on January 19, 1809. In 1827, he enlisted in the United States Army and his first collection of poems, Tamerlane and Other Poems, was published. In 1835, he became the editor of the Southern Literary Messenger. Over the next ten years, Poe would edit a number of literary journals including the Burton's Gentleman's Magazine and Graham's Magazine in Philadelphia and the Broadway Journal in New York City. It was during these years that he established himself as a poet, a short story writer, and an editor. His works include The Fall of the House of Usher, The Tell-Tale Heart, The Murders in the Rue Morgue, The Mystery of Marie Roget, A Descent into the Maelstrom, The Masque of the Red Death, and The Raven. He struggle with depression and alcoholism his entire life and died on October 7, 1849 at the age of 40.


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