The Raven by Edgar Allan Poe The Complete Stories and Poems by Edgar Allan Poe .. Un Descenso al Maelstrom es un cuento que tiene unas descripciones. Un Descenso Al Maelstrom (Spanish Edition) (Spanish, Paperback) / Author: Edgar Allan Poe ; ; Collections & anthologies of various literary . al Maelstrom (A Descent into the Maelstrom) Audiobook by Edgar Allan Poe, La pluma maestra de Poe describe el descenso al abismo con escabrosa.

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The name Poe brings to mind images of murderers and madmen, premature burials, and mysterious women who return from the dead. Oct 23, K. Be ple first to ask a question about A Descent into the Maelstrom. The story is told by an old man who reveals that he only appears old – “You suppose me a very old hn he says, “but I am not. To view it, click here. Mar 02, Scott rated it liked it Shelves: I woke up this morning eager to do nothing but to celebrate the birthday of a man who loved with a love that ppe more than love.

I had thought all of his tales where dark gloomy affairs however this short story had none of the supernatural spooky atmosphere, rather a dark and powerful one set down by nature herself.

The narrator lives to tell the tale – even though he has become an old man during those terrible hours, despite being in the in the prime of his years when the descent into the maelstrom maelstrkm. Since then, I’ve found myself continually thinking about it. I have really liked the central character- who is unnamed throughout the whole story- because of his bravery, intelligence, humbleness, mercifulness and analytical thinking. Between two islands a giant whirlpool regularly forms.


The author died inso this work is in the public domain in its country of origin and other countries and areas where the copyright term is the author’s life plus 80 years or less. The story is told by an old man who reveals mwelstrom he only appears old-“You suppose me a very old man,” he says, “but I am not. Excuse me while I back away from the edge, I am feeling a bit dizzy.

Still, I somehow kept expecting weird supernatural or unknown horror from Nordland, till the last word, like in Algernon ‘s Willows of Danube.

A Descent into the Maelstrom

Readers do have the usual incentive and freedom to consider this as a horror story in conventional sense, or to question the reliability of narration, with its prevailing story inside a story structure. In the tale, a man recounts how he survived a shipwreck and a whirlpool. It is the story of q man who rode his ship towards his certain death. Nov 01, Brian rated it it was amazing Shelves: I became curious so here we are. The Best Books of Puslematte, biter, Jumbo Jumbo Pussel ,5,. View all 3 comments.

He “became possessed with the keenest curiosity” about the whirlpool and “positively felt a wish to explore its depths, even at the sacrifice I was going A fascinating tale of a man’s near-death experience in a giant maelstrom or whirlpool at sea.

I remember Poe’s work being ridiculously frightening to my overactive young imagination. He “became possessed with the keenest curiosity” allaj the whirlpool and “positively felt a wish to explore its depths, even at the sacrifice I was going to make. For more information, please see http: Although Poe’s choice of a frame structure may seem unreasonable and quite confusing, this doesn’t make of the story any less understandable nor relishable.


Great adventure story with vivid descriptions and use of resources to Isaac Newton, etc to ensure accuracy of the story. The old man recounts his ordeal that in less than a single day changed his hairs from a jetty black to white, weakened his limbs, and t unstrung his nerves. Thank you very much for reminding me, Poe.

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descfnso I live on the coast and am familiar with various hurricanes and other storms on the Texas Gulf Coast. Fri frakt fra kr for privatpersoner.

Poe is a wonder and an amazement to me. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. Driven by “the most terrible hurricane that ever came out of the heavens,” their ship was caught in the vortex. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. But I do still feel a bit dizzy. When a fishing boat encounters a hurricane it gets thrown off course into the area of the Maelstrom. What’s striking, throughout, is his appreciation not only of the terror of the maelstrom but of it’s sublime beauty.

Oct 24, Courtney Hatch rated it it was ok Shelves: When I am reading and a book title is mentioned, I like to check and see if it is a real book.

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