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Charles Dickens

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Charles Dickens was born in a little house in Landport, Portsea, England, on February 7, 1812. The second of eight children, he grew up in a family frequently beset by financial insecurity. At age eleven, Dickens was taken out of school and sent to work in London backing warehouse, where his job was to paste labels on bottles for six shillings a week. His father John Dickens, was a warmhearted but improvident man. When he was condemned the Marshela Prison for unpaid debts, he unwisely agreed that Charles should stay in lodgings and continue working while the rest of the family... Read More

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The Raven and the Monkey's Paw
Classics of Horror and Suspense from the Modern Library
Written by Edgar Allan Poe, Edith Wharton, Saki, Charles Dickens and O. Henry


Format: eBook, 224 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: August 22, 2012
Price: $11.99

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The Raven and the Monkey's Paw
Classics of Horror and Suspense from the Modern Library
Written by Edgar Allan Poe, Edith Wharton, Saki, Charles Dickens and O. Henry


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: September 29, 1998
Price: $15.00

CONTENTS:

Edgar Allen Poe/ Stories
The Murders in the Rue Morgue
The Black Cat
The Fall of the House of Usher
The Pit and the Pendulum
The Premature Burial
The Tell-Tale Heart
Berenice
Ligeia

Edgar Allen Poe/ Poems
The Raven
Lenore
To Helen
Ulalume
Annabel Lee
The Haunted Palace
The Conqueror Worm
Spirits of the Dead

Stories
Afterward/ Edith Wharton
Sredni Vashtar/ Saki
The Signalman/ Charles Dickens
The Furnished Room/ O. Henry
A Terribly Strange... Read more >
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