His Hideous Heart: 13 of Edgar Allan Poe's Most Unsettling Tales Reimagined by Dahlia Adler

His Hideous Heart: 13 of Edgar Allan Poe's Most Unsettling Tales Reimagined

Dahlia Adler

fiction horror short stories young adult adventurous dark tense medium-paced

480 pages | first published 2019

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Thirteen of YA's most celebrated names reimagine Edgar Allan Poe's most surprising, unsettling, and popular tales for a new generation. Edgar Allan Poe may be a hundred and fifty years beyond this world, but the themes of his beloved works have mu...
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dark 89%
mysterious 78%
tense 42%
adventurous 26%
sad 21%
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funny 15%
emotional 10%
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reflective 5%

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fast 11%
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