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The Cask Of Armadillo

  • Revenge turns deadly when the narrator, Montressor, buries his friend, Fortunato, alive as the result of a perceived insult. Like ?The Black Cat? and ?The Tell-Tale Heart,? ?The Cask of Amontillado? is remarkable for being conveyed from the murderer?s perspective. A pioneer of the short story genre, Poe?s stories typically captured themes of the...

    Publisher : HarperCollins Canada
    published : 2013
  • On a cold winter's morning, Lorimer Black, an insurance adjustor -- young, good-looking, on the rise -- goes to keep a perfectly ordinary appointment only to find a hanged man. His life is about to be turned upside down and in directions he never imagined. The elements at play: A beautiful actress with whom he finds himself falling in love after a...

    Publisher : Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
    published : 2010
  • In this classic tale of spine-chilling horror from Edgar Allan Poe, a long-simmering feud between a pair of Italian noblemen is brought to its final conclusion with an act of ruthless revenge when the narrator, Montresor, lures his frenemy Fortunato to a dark, dank basement under false pretenses.

    Publisher : The Floating Press
    published : 2016
  • A strange container is found on the London docks, and its contents point to murder The cask from Paris is bigger than the rest, its sides reinforced to hold the extraordinary weight within. As the longshoremen are bringing it onto the London docks, the cask slips, cracks, and spills some of its treasure: a wealth of gold sovereigns. As the workmen...

    Publisher : MysteriousPress.com/Open Road
    published : 2014
  • Galen, a Syrena prince, searches land for a girl he's heard can communicate with fish. It's while Emma is on vacation at the beach that she meets Galen. Although their connection is immediate and powerful, Galen's not fully convinced that Emma's the one he's been looking for. That is, until a deadly encounter with a shark proves that Emma and her...

    Publisher : Feiwel & Friends
    published : 2012
  • Emma has just learned that her mother is a long-lost Poseidon princess, and now struggles with an identity crisis: As a Half-Breed, she's a freak in the human world and an abomination in the Syrena realm. Syrena law states all Half-Breeds should be put to death. As if that's not bad enough, her mother's reappearance in the Syrena world turns the...

    Publisher : Feiwel & Friends
    published : 2013
  • Emma, who is half human and half Syrena, and her Syrena love Galen, need time together. Alone. Away from the kingdoms of Poseidon and Triton. Emma's grandfather, the Poseidon king, suggests the two visit a small town called Neptune. Neptune is home to both Syrena and Half Breeds alike. But Emma and Galen didn't sign up to be peacemakers between the...

    Publisher : Feiwel & Friends
    published : 2014
  • Jo Shapcott's award-winning first three collections, gathered in Her Book: Poems 1988-1998 , revealed her to be a writer of ingenuous, politically acute and provocative poetry, and rightly earned her a reputation as one of the most original and daring voices of her generation. In Of Mutability, Shapcott is found writing at her most memorable and...

    Publisher : Faber & Faber
    published : 2010
  • A monster lurks at the heart of medieval identity, and this book seeks him out. Reading a set of medieval texts in which giants and dismemberment figure prominently, Jeffrey Jerome Cohen brings a critical psychoanalytic perspective to bear on the question of identity formation?particularly masculine identity?in narrative representation. This is a compelling...

    Publisher : University of Minnesota Press
    published : 1999
  • After decades of strife, peace has finally been achieved in Kavet?but at a dark cost. Sorcery is outlawed, and anyone convicted of consorting with the beings of the other realms?the Abyssi and the Numini?is put to death. The only people who can even discuss such topics legally are the scholars of the Order of the Napthol, who give counsel when questions...

    Publisher : HarperCollins
    published : 2016