Edgar Allan Poe was born in Boston, Massachusetts on January 19, In , he enlisted in the United States Army and his first collection of poems. La Caja Oblonga – Coleccin de Clsicos de La Literatura Estadounidense ” Carrascalejo de La Jara” (Spanish, Electronic book text) / Author: Edgar Allan Poe. La caja oblonga (eBook): Edgar Allan Poe: social-drm.

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His wife, Virginiahad begun showing signs of her illness about two years before in After conjecturing the extra room was for a servant or extra baggage, he learns his friend allaj brought on board an oblong pine box: Mournful and Never-Ending Remembrance.

The Oblong Box by Edgar Allan Poe

Small,interesting and thrilling,I recommend this story to everyone. What can I say?

Nov 02, Shelley rated it really liked it. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Open Preview See a Problem? Aug 13, Safia Sabbagh rated it really liked it Shelves: Excellente histoire et quelle plume!

He’s also baffled by a mysterious oblong box that his friend obsesses over. Mar 30, Daniel DallaValle rated it really liked it Shelves: Oct 22, Carol rated it really liked it Shelves: Thanks to Carol for steering me oblomga this one. Captain Hardy had arranged, then, to register the box merely as baggage. But it turned out to be of a completely different type. Poe has such a way with the twisted material he writes.


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The narrator learns that his old college friend Cornelius Wyatt is aboard with his wife and two sisters, though he has reserved three state-rooms.

About Edgar Allan Poe. Oct 26, Sara rated it really liked it Recommended to Sara by: I pitied him from the bottom of my heart… Originally posted on my blog on June 21, I mean, hello, as soon as he mentioned the dimensions of the box, it was pretty clear it was essentially a casket. Nov 24, Lou caaj it it was amazing Shelves: Return to Book Page.

I was dreaming of view spoiler [bloodsucking vampires hide spoiler ]but I should’ve known that would be far too adventurous for Poe. The tale is centered around a mysterious box and a sea travel.

Jun 18, Natalie rated it liked it Shelves: This point, therefore, I considered as sufficiently settled. While eddgar the vessel ‘Independence’ the narrator meets his friend Wyatt travelling to New York with his sisters and ‘wife’, his friend also has as baggage a strange ‘oblong box’ which the narrator thinks contains some valuable art piece As someone that occasionally reads and frequently watches horror, I expected it to go in a different direction so I was pleasantly surprised by the ending.

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But the end truly made it even weirder.

The Oblong Box (short story)

Poe biographer James Hutchisson equates “The Oblong Box” with Poe’s series of “tales of ratiocination” or detective fiction stories, a series which includes ” The Murders in the Rue Morgue “. Articles with LibriVox links.

He had intended obloonga return the body to her mother but bringing a corpse on board would have caused panic among the passengers. I really was frightfully disappointed in this perplexing tale. I loved the narration and of course, how it ends. Not a bad story, not as creepy at The Cask of Amontillado or as enjoyable as some of Poe’s poetry, but it was good.

That is completely illogical.