Edgar Allan Poe ~ Dying
"I felt that my senses were leaving me. The sentence, the dread sentence of death, was the last of distinct accentuation which reached my ears"
Edgar Allan Poe ~ The Pit and the Pendulum
The Pit and the Pendulum is a claustrophobic tale of horror and suspense with an overpowering atmosphere of dread that has prompted much discussion about the writer's mental state. We could consider this masterpiece though as a compelling work of a gifted imagination.

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