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His hideous heart : thirteen of Edgar Allan Poe's most unsettling tales reimagined / edited by Dahlia Adler.

Adler, Dahlia, (editor.). Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849 (Added Author).

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  • 3 of 3 copies available at Kenton County.

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Covington Branch YA HIS HI (Text) 33126024474276 YA Fiction Available -
Erlanger Branch YA HIS HI (Text) 33126024474268 YA Fiction Available -
Wm. E. Durr Branch YA HIS HI (Text) 33126024965034 YA Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781250302779
  • ISBN: 1250302773
  • Physical Description: viii, 470 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Flatiron Books, 2019.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
The tales retold: She rode a horse of fire / Kendare Blake -- It's carnival! / Tiffany D. Jackson -- Night-tide / Tessa Gratton -- The glittering death / Caleb Roehrig -- A drop of stolen ink / Emily Lloyd-Jones -- Happy days, sweetheart / Stephanie Kuehn -- The raven (remix) / amanda lovelace -- Changeling / Marieke Nijkamp -- The oval filter / Lamar Giles -- Red / Hillary Monahan -- Lygia / Dahlia Adler -- The fall of the Bank of Usher / Fran Wilde -- The murders in the Rue Apartelle, Boracay / Rin Chupeco -- The original tales [by Edgar Allan Poe]: Metzengerstein -- The cask of Amontillado -- Annabel Lee (poem) -- The pit and the pendulum -- The purloined letter -- The tell-tale heart -- The raven (poem) -- Hop-frog -- The oval portrait -- The masque of the red death -- Ligeia -- The fall of the House of Usher -- The murders in the Rue Morgue.
Summary, etc.:
Offers a collection of authors' reimaginings of Edgar Allan Poe's work, as well as the original Poe stories.
Subject: Horror tales, American > Fiction.
Genre: Horror fiction.
Short stories.

  • Library Journal Reviews : LJ Reviews 2019 September

    Thirteen of Edgar Allan Poe's most famous works are reimagined by YA authors in this compilation of delightfully shivery tales with strong adult crossover appeal. Tessa Gratton's "Night-Tide" reworks "Annabel Lee" in a story about family obligations and a lost love between two teen girls. Kendare Blake's "She Rode a Horse of Fire" recounts an act of dark vengeance enacted by a ghostly woman to a callous young man. "Happy Days, Sweetheart," by Stephanie Kuehn is a retelling of "The Tell-Tale Heart," with a jealous high-school student as the guilty killer of her rival. In "The Oval Filter," by Lamar Giles, a high school football player seeks the answer to who killed his crush, a social media influencer. This collection shines in getting readers to view Poe's work in a new light, featuring characters from diverse ethnic backgrounds, queer protagonists, and other perspectives not represented in the earlier texts. Packaged in the book are the original stories, making comparisons between the old and the new works easy for readers. VERDICT A solid collection of thoroughly modernized Poe classics, recommended for YA shelves and classrooms or for die-hard Poe scholars.—Jennifer Mills, Shorewood-Troy Lib., IL

    Copyright 2019 Library Journal.

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