Edgar Allan Poe was born in Boston, Massachusetts on January 19, In , he enlisted in the United States Army and his first collection of poems. La Caja Oblonga – Coleccin de Clsicos de La Literatura Estadounidense ” Carrascalejo de La Jara” (Spanish, Electronic book text) / Author: Edgar Allan Poe. La caja oblonga (eBook): Edgar Allan Poe: social-drm.

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In the beginning I thought that this would be a detective story, something like the Dupin’ stories but it wasn’t.

View all 3 comments. I wonder if there is an on-line class for that? Adding to the mystery his friend is delayed from coming on board the day the ship was to depart. Mar 30, Daniel DallaValle rated it really liked it Shelves: I just pitied the husband and thought the narrator was totally out of line for being such a rude and thoughtless little shit. The mind usually creates far more terrifying scenarios than real life.

He had intended to return the body to her mother but bringing a corpse on board would have caused panic among the passengers. I have yet to find a Poe story that Allab do not enjoy – once, twice or even more. Jun 21, Exina rated it liked it Shelves: Nov 02, Shelley rated it really liked it. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.


The Oblong Box (short story)

I just loved the story.! Read by James Aubrey. Andrei Tamas, 25 ianuarie Apr 30, Marts Thinker rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

He immediately jumps to the conclusion that his friend has bought a priceless painting and determines to find out At least in my own experience.

Retrieved 22 October Edgar Allan Poe Revisited. It is available at archive.

La Caja Oblonga – Edgar Allan Poe – Google Books

The real Poe was born to traveling actors in Boston on January 19, That is completely illogical. It is available at Archive.

I really was frightfully disappointed in this perplexing tale. Jul 05, Laa rated it liked it Shelves: Jun 18, Natalie rated it liked it Shelves: Predictable and somewhat interesting, but not that great.

Our narrator meets an old friend on a voyage. Captain Hardy had arranged, then, to register the box merely as baggage. Not a bad story, not as creepy at The Cask of Amontillado or as enjoyable as some of Poe’s poetry, but it was good. View all 5 comments. Cooper Square Press, Jul allaan, Cassie rated it liked it Shelves: As the Independence passes Cape Hatteras it is caught in a terrible hurricane.

The Oblong Box

Poe caua James Hutchisson equates “The Oblong Box” with Poe’s series of “tales of ratiocination” or detective fiction stories, a series which includes ” The Murders in the Rue Morgue “. Other than the title, the two share little in common. My conclusion, from what I cajx and heard, was, that, the artist, by some unaccountable freak of fate, or perhaps in some fit of enthusiastic and fanciful passion, had been induced to unite himself with a person altogether beneath him, and that the natural result, entire and speedy disgust, had ensued.


Threatening weather soon arrives I’d love to do a study of the short stories of Poe.

His wife, Allahhad begun showing signs of her illness about two years before in If not positively ugly, she was not, I think, very far from it. After conjecturing the extra room was for a servant or extra baggage, he learns his friend has brought on board an oblong pine box: He immediately jumps to the conclusion that his friend has b What an interesting little tale this was!

Mournful and Never-Ending Remembrance. The box, the narrator is surprised to learn, shares the state-room with Wyatt and his wife, while the second room is shared by the two sisters. Return to Book Page. His Life and Legacy.