Edgar Allan Poe is one of the most famous horror writers in the entire world. He is known for his poems, his short stories, and his oddly timed death. The macabre writer has the type of prose that makes him a master in literature, and his tales have long withstood the test of time. Poe enjoyed scaring the living daylights out of those who read his tales, and that still happens today. Here are ten of the creepiest stories written by Edgar Allan Poe.
Hop-Frog told the story of a dwarf court-jester who served as the main character of the revenge story. Hop-Frog was the favorite entertainer of the king, who ended up setting innocent people on fire in front of the entire crowd.
The Facts In The Case Of M. Valdemar
The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar was published back in 1845, and had was written with a terribly gruesome story in mind. Poe made sure to scare the pants off people. Valdemar, whose soul was trapped in his own dead remains, made for a graphic telling.