The Pit and the Pendulum Summary
Edgar Allan Poe

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The Pit and the Pendulum Summary

Edgar Allan Poe is best known as the author of numerous spine-tingling stories of horror and suspense. "The Pit and the Pendulum" is a classic example of Poe's ability to keep readers on the edge of their seats with almost nightmarish terror. However, Poe should also be remembered as the American author who helped to establish and develop America's major formal contribution to the world of literature—the short story.

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