Edgar Allan Poe
Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849) was an American author and poet. He is best known for his mystery and horror tales and poems, as well as helping to create the genre of detective fiction as well as science fiction. Poe’s work was very macabre and often explored death, such as what happens to a body when it decomposes, being buried alive and reanimating the deceased. Poe himself died when he was only 40 years old; the cause of his death is unknown.

Edgar Allan Poe’s first published work was a poetry collection entitled Tamerlane and Other Poems (written as “A Bostonian”). It was published in July 1827. He only ever finished one novel, which was entitled The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket and was published in two installments in early 1837. It would be published as a novel the following year. Below is a list of Edgar Allan Poe’s books in order of when they were originally released:

Publication Order of C. Auguste Dupin Books

The Murders in the Rue Morgue (1841)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Mystery of Marie Roget (1842)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Purloined Letter (1844)Description / Buy at Amazon.com

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket (1838)Description / Buy at Amazon.com

Publication Order of Edgar Allan Poe Tales Books

Metzengerstein (1832)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
A Tale of Jerusalem (1832)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Ms. Found in a Bottle (1833)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Shadow (1835)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Morella (1835)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Berenice (1835)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Unparalleled Adventures of One Hans Pfaall (1835)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
King Pest (1835)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Four Beasts in One - The Homo-Cameleopard (1836)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Ligeia (1838)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
A Predicament (1838)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
William Wilson (1839)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Devil in the Belfry (1839)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Journal of Julius Rodman (1840)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Man of the Crowd (1840)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
A Descent into the Maelstrom (1841)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Never Bet the Devil Your Head (1841)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Pit and the Pendulum (1842)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Masque of the Red Death (1842)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Eleonora (1842)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
A Tale of the Ragged Mountains (1843)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Gold-Bug (1843)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Diddling (1843)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Oblong Box (1844)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Spectacles (1844)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Angel of The Odd (1844)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Balloon-Hoax (1844)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Mesmeric Revelation (1844)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Literary Life of Thingum Bob, Esq (1844)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar (1845)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Thousand-And-Second Tale of Scheherazade (1845)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Some Words with a Mummy (1845)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Colloquy of Monos and Una (1845)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Oval Portrait (1845)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Raven (1845)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Landor's Cottage (1845)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Imp of The Perverse (1845)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Domain of Arnheim (1846)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Cask of Amontillado (1846)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Eureka (1848)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Annabel Lee (1849)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Politian: An Unfinished Tragedy (1923)Description / Buy at Amazon.com

Publication Order of Collections

Tamerlane and Other Poems (1827)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Al Aaraaf, Tamerlane and Minor Poems (1829)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Tales of the Grotesque and Arabesque (1840)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Murders in the Rue Morgue and Other Tales (1841)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Tell-Tale Heart and Other Writings (1843)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Black Cat (1843)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Prose Romances of Edgar A. Poe (1843)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Raven and Other Poems (1845)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Great Tales of Terror (1845)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Complete Tales of Edgar Allan Poe (1849)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Tales of Mystery and Imagination (1908)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Tales of Mystery (1963)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Great Tales of Edgar Allan Poe (1979)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Detective Stories of Edgar Allan Poe (1979)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Complete Stories (1993)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Tales and Poems (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Edgar Allan Poe's Complete Poetical Works (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Tales of Mystery and Terror (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Raven and Other Selected Poems (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Fall of the House of Usher (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Selected Tales of Edgar Allan Poe (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Bells and Other Poems (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Essential Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe (2023)Description / Buy at Amazon.com

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books

Maelzel's Chess-Player (1836)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Philosophy of Furniture (1840)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Morning on the Wissahiccon (1844)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Anastatic Printing (1845)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Philosophy of Composition (1846)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Letters Until Now Unpublished (1973)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Poetic Principle (2000)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Rationale of Verse (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
A Few Words on Secret Writing (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon.com

Publication Order of The Year of the Cat Books

A Cat of a Different Color (By: Kristine Kathryn Rusch,Annie Reed,Louisa Swann,Lisa Silverthorne,Dean Wesley Smith,Ray Vukcevich,Dory Crowe) (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
A Cat of Perfect Taste (By: Kristine Kathryn Rusch,Stefon Mears,Dean Wesley Smith,Saki,Charles Dudley Warner,Philip Gilbert Hamerton,Kari Kilgore) (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
A Cat of Disdainful Looks (By: Kristine Kathryn Rusch,Rudyard Kipling,Stefon Mears,Dean Wesley Smith,Mark Twain,Ray Vukcevich,John Adams,Jodi Lyn Nye) (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
A Cat of Strange Lands (By: Kristine Kathryn Rusch,E. Nesbit,Annie Reed,Stefon Mears,Dean Wesley Smith,Kent Patterson,Meyari McFarland,Leigh Saunders) (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
A Cat of Cozy Situations (By: Kristine Kathryn Rusch,Ed Gorman,Carole Nelson Douglas,Dean Wesley Smith,W.W. Jacobs,Mary A. Turzillo,Dory Crowe) (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
A Cat of Space and Time (By: Kristine Kathryn Rusch,Andre Norton,Annie Reed,Lisa Silverthorne,Dean Wesley Smith,Cordwainer Smith,Geoffrey A. Landis,Mary Turzillo,Daemon Crowe) (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
A Cat of Heroic Heart (By: Kristine Kathryn Rusch,Carole Nelson Douglas,E. Nesbit,Jamie Ferguson,Lisa Silverthorne,Stefon Mears,Dean Wesley Smith,Liz Pierce) (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
A Cat of Roving Nature (By: Kristine Kathryn Rusch,Emile Zola,Annie Reed,Stefon Mears,Dory Crowe,C.J. Erick,Sylvia Warner) (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
A Cat of Artistic Sensibilities (By: Kristine Kathryn Rusch,Henry Slesar,Joan Aiken,Annie Reed,Stefon Mears,Dean Wesley Smith,Mary Turzillo) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
A Cat of Fantastic Whims (By: Kristine Kathryn Rusch,E. Nesbit,Jamie Ferguson,Annie Reed,Lisa Silverthorne,Dean Wesley Smith,Geoffrey A. Landis,Liz Pierce) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
A Cat of Feral Instincts (With: Kristine Kathryn Rusch,Arthur Conan Doyle,Brigid Collins,Dean Wesley Smith,Pamela Sargent,Jamie McNabb,Mary Turzillo,N. Margaret Campbell) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
A Cat of Romantic Soul (By: Kristine Kathryn Rusch,Anthea Sharp,Annie Reed,Lisa Silverthorne,Bonnie Elizabeth,Dean Wesley Smith,Kari Kilgore) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon.com

Publication Order of Anthologies

Great Short Stories of Detection, Mystery and Horror(1931)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Fifty Famous Detectives of Fiction(1948)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
50 Great Short Stories(1952)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Fantastic, Fall 1952(1952)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Stories for the Dead of Night(1957)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Great Tales of Action and Adventure(1958)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
50 Great American Short Stories(1963)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
21 Great Stories(1969)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Sea Tales of Terror(1974)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Echoes Of Terror(1980)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
65 Great Spine Chillers(1982)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Perspectives in Literature: A Book of Short Stories, Vol. 1(1983)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Great Fantasy(1983)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Adventure Stories for Boys and Girls(1985)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Wickedest Show on Earth(1985)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Ghost Stories(1986)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Mysterious Sea Stories(1987)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Monster Book of Monsters(1988)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Mammoth Book of Fantasy All-Time Greats(1988)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Tales of the Occult(1989)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Great Law and Order Stories(1990)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Oxford Book of Gothic Tales(1992)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Short Story: 30 Masterpieces(1992)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
H.P. Lovecraft's Book of Horror(1993)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Giant Book of Zombies(1993)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
100 Hair-Raising Little Horror Stories(1993)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Mammoth Book of Zombies(1993)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
100 Wild Little Weird Tales(1994)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
100 Creepy Little Creature Stories(1994)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Thrillers(1994)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Sea-Cursed(1994)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Weird Business(1995)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Classic Sea Stories(1996)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Classic Victorian & Edwardian Ghost Stories(1996)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Detective Duos(1997)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Vintage Book of Classic Crime(1997)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Writing New York(1998)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Masters of the Macabre(1999)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Master's Choice: Mystery Stories by Today's Top Writers and the Masters Who Inspired Them(2000)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Campfire Collection: Spine-tingling Tales to Tell in the Dark(2000)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Dark(2000)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
40 Short Stories: A Portable Anthology(2000)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The World's Greatest Horror Stories(2004)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Longman Anthology of Detective Fiction(2004)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Nightmares on Congress Street, Part V(2006)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
H. P. Lovecraft's Book of the Supernatural(2006)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Tainted: Tales of Terror and the Supernatural(2008)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Birds of Prey(2010)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Eerie Archives; Vol. 3(2010)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Dreams and Wonders(2010)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Mammoth Book of Body Horror(2012)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Short Stories: After Dark Classics(2012)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Books to Die For(2012)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Psychos(2012)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Zombies!: Tales of the Walking Dead(2013)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Easy Reading for Difficult Devils: An Anthology of Dark Fiction(2014)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Red Sky(2014)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Fossil Lake II(2015)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Fireside Horror Stories About Supernatural Cats(2017)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Fireside Horror Stories About Mummies and Curses(2017)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Behind the Mask - Tales from the Id(2018)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Writers: Their Lives and Works(2018)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Edgar Allan Poe Short Stories(2018)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Great Sea Adventure(2019)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
American Midnight(2019)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Greatest Ghost and Horror Stories Ever Written: volume 3(2019)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Poetry Comix(2020)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Tales of the Devil(2020)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Classic Cat Stories(2020)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
The Ultimate Short Story Bundle(2020)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Night Frights Issue #2(2021)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
30 Press Presents: Classic Horror Poems Volume One(2023)Description / Buy at Amazon.com
Crimes of Hate(2023)Description / Buy at Amazon.com

Notes: The Journal of Julius Rodman is an incomplete novel. Tamerlane and Other Poems was originally written as “A Bostonian.” The play Politian was never completed. The Conchologist’s First Book was ghostwritten by Edgar Allan Poe; he did not actually write the book.

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Edgar Allan Poe Synopsis: The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket by Edgar Allan Poe is based on factual accounts of a terrifying trip on the high seas. It starts out with a young man from Nantucket stowing away on a New Bedford whaler. By the end of the story, the two remaining survivors are drifting toward the South Pole in a canoe.

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