New Book Re-Imagines Classic Edgar Allan Poe Stories

His Hideous Heart: 13 of Edgar Allan Poe's Most Unsettling Tales Reimagined (via Amazon) came out just yesterday. Edited by Dahlia Adler, this book features thirteen unsettling retellings of classic Edgar Allan Poe short stories.

  • Ligeia, by Dahlia Adler
  • Metzengerstein, by Kendare Blake
  • The Murders in the Rue Morgue, by Rin Chupeco
  • The Oval Portrait, by Lamar Giles
  • Annabel Lee, by Tessa Gratton
  • The Cask of Amontillado, by Tiffany D. Jackson
  • The Tell-Tale Heart, by Stephanie Kuehn
  • The Purloined Letter, by Emily Lloyd-Jones
  • The Raven, by Amanda Lovelace
  • The Masque of the Red Death, by Hillary Monahan
  • Hop-Frog, by Marieke Nijkamp
  • The Pit and the Pendulum, by Caleb Roehrig
  • and The Fall of the House of Usher, by Fran Wilde

You can read an excerpt of "His Hideous Heart" over at the MacMillan official site.

Reviews:

His Hideous Heart, at Goodreads

His Hideous Heart, at Kirkus Review

His Hideous Heart, at Publishers Weekly


You can purchase this horror retelling compilation on Amazon and at Barnes and Noble.

Autumn is coming soon - this might be the perfect book for your first rainy evening of the season!

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