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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That is completely illogical. Captain Hardy had arranged, then, to register the box merely as baggage. A cja Poe to enhance the spooky feelings of the month of Halloween. Jul 18, Cassie rated it liked it Shelves: By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Mar 30, Daniel DallaValle rated it really liked it Shelves: Poe has such a way with the twisted material he writes.

Allan would rear Poe to be a businessman and a Virginia gentleman, but Poe had dreams of being a writer in emulation of his childhood hero the British poet Lord Byron.

Retrieved from ” https: I mean, hello, as soon as he mentioned the dimensions of the box, it was p This story didn’t seem aallan it followed the usual line of Poe; instead of the foreboding atmosphere of horror, this felt more inquisitive. The mind usually creates far more terrifying scenarios than real life.


Our narrator meets an old friend on a voyage. He’s surprised that his friend’s wife is ugly, when she was supposed to be pretty. This story didn’t seem like it followed the usual line of Poe; instead of the foreboding atmosphere of horror, this felt more inquisitive.

The real Poe was born to traveling actors in Boston on January 19, The narrator notes its peculiar shape and an especially odd odor coming from it. I wonder if there is an on-line class for that? But it turned out to be of a completely different type. 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.

La Caja Oblonga – Edgar Allan Poe – Google Books

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. For several nights, the narrator witnesses his friend’s surprisingly unattractive wife leaving the state-room every night around 11 o’clock and going into the third state-room before returning first thing in the morning.

While she is gone, the narrator believes he hears his friend opening the box and sobbing, which he attributes to “artistic enthusiasm”.


Even so, he presumes his friend sdgar acquired an especially valuable copy of The Last Supper. Nov 02, Shelley rated it really liked it. I chuckled excessively when I thought of my acumen. Poe’s stories are so filled with view spoiler [besotten chaps, that I really should’ve predicted where this tale was headed, but gosh darn’t, I wanted some dang vampires!

The Oblong Box (short story)

I have yet to find a Poe story that I do not enjoy – once, twice or even more. At least in my own experience.

At first it seemed like a detective story with a touch of supernatural. And I’ll never understand people sacrificing their own lives for dead bodies.

From Sllan, the free encyclopedia. Coltbrother of Sam Colta story which dominated the New York press at the time. Books by Edgar Allan Poe.

Threatening weather soon arrives Oct 22, Carol rated it really liked it Shelves: The Johns Hopkins University Press ,