Details: Is it possible to capture the genius that was Edgar Allan Poe in a single volume? To say that his work was unique is understating the fact, as much as it is to suggest that he simply lived an interesting life. Each reader, to be certain, will have their own singular favorite, chosen from the volumes of prose and poetry written during the author’s all too short life. We have endeavored to collect our own personal favorites in a single volume, to showcase the often macabre wit and wisdom that Poe possessed. Here then, are thirty-three of the best-loved works from the hand of a tortured soul; some of the greatest words a pen has ever committed to paper... The Best of Poe.