Edgar Allan Poe reminds me of Hemingway; both intrigue me as people, and both lead interesting lives, yet their writing is a drag and bore. A couple of stories were okay, don’t get me wrong. But, he was terrible at writing prose. Just terrible. The flow of his clunky sentences gave me a headache; no […]
I believe Poe to be an acquired taste, and I have not yet done so. Source: Goodreads. Teresa.
In my estimation Poe was a nut case. The Ravern illustrates that more than anything else. Source: Goodreads. Daniel Jr.
I was once subjected to hearing a giggling women wax lyrical about this book, the supposed heroic Frankenstein, the evil monster and the wonderful love story. I feel she was perhaps reading the ‘edited for five-year-olds’ version because the real book is nothing like that. Ostentaciously worded and over dramatic, Shelley’s descriptions have you reaching […]