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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At least in my own experience.

I really was frightfully disappointed in this perplexing tale. My conclusion, from what I saw and heard, was, that, the artist, by some unaccountable freak of fate, or perhaps in some fit of enthusiastic and fanciful passion, had been induced to unite himself with a person altogether beneath him, and that the natural result, entire and speedy disgust, had ensued.

A man lets his curiosity get the better of him when a good friend of his books three, two people staterooms for a party of four on a cruise, for himself and his wife and his two sisters.

The Oblong Box by Edgar Allan Poe

Mournful and Never-Ending Remembrance. It is available at archive. I wonder if there is an on-line class for that?


For the most oblonva, Poe’s stories are about psychological disturbances and horrors, which I can respect. Our narrator meets an old friend on a voyage. Predictable and somewhat interesting, but not that great.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. He is seen as a morbid, mysterious figure lurking in the shadows of moonlit cemeteries or crumbling castles.

The Oblong Box

As the Independence passes Cape Hatteras it is caught in a terrible hurricane. I chuckled excessively when I thought of my acumen.

Thanks to Carol for steering me to this one. Allan alan 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. Jun 18, Natalie rated it liked it Shelves: The mind usually creates far more terrifying scenarios than real life.

La caja oblonga

The mystery is pretty obvious from the beginning, but the narration is brilliant and very entertaining. Coltbrother of Sam Coltedgae story which dominated the New York press at the time.

But, this is Poe, so the reader expected it, whereas the character probably wouldn’t expect something so grotesque.

Mar 22, Laura rated it liked it Recommended to Laura by: But the end truly made it even weirder. View all 3 comments. Even though this one is predictable, I still enjoyed it. Oct 26, Sara rated it really liked it Recommended to Sara by: A Prose Poem Apr 30, Marts Thinker rated it it was amazing Recommends oblonba for: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.


To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Edgar Allan Poe era un maestro del relato, y la caja oblonga es un gran ejemplo de ello. About Edgar Allan Poe. He immediately jumps to the conclusion that his friend has b What ve interesting little tale this was! Captain Hardy had arranged, then, to register the box merely as baggage.

The box, the narrator is surprised to learn, shares the state-room with Wyatt and his wife, while the second room is shared by the two sisters. Andrei Tamas, 25 ianuarie View all 5 comments.