Disabled court jester Hop-Frog is moved to elaborate murder when the king strikes the jesterâ??s diminutive friend, Trippetta. â??Hop-Frogâ? is a fearsome tale of revenge by American writer Edgar Allan Poe.
A pioneer of the short story genre, Poeâ??s stories typically captured themes of the macabre and included elements of the mysterious. His better-known stories include â??The Fall of the House of Usherâ?, â??The Pit and the Pendulumâ?, â??The Murders in the Rue Morgueâ?, â??The Masque of the Red Deathâ? and â??The Tell-Tale Heartâ?.
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