The Black Cat

Short Story
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Author(s): Edgar Allan Poe
Genre: Classics
Original Publish Date: Sep 02, 2014
Product Number: EB00527273
Released: Sep 02, 2014
Business Term: 26 Circ
ISBN: #9781443441179
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Description

A tenderhearted man with a life-long love of animals begins to neglect, and even misuse, the domestic pets his wife has collected for his pleasure. Eventually, even his favourite, a large and beautiful black cat named Pluto is not immune to his masterâ??s maltreatment.

A pioneer of the short story genre, Edgar Allan 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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