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Review: The Pit and the PendulumAvis d'utilisateur - Lou - Goodreads
Upon waking from lethargy or sleep he plunges our protagonist into total darkness a dark chamber of death and torture. Rats and a pendulum of terror are his immediate horrors as the swing of death of ... Consulter l'avis complet
Review: The Pit and the PendulumAvis d'utilisateur - Goodreads
Edgar Allan Poe, born in Boston, Massachusetts on January 19, 1809, died October 7, 1849. What is it that makes an author famous? I don't mean famous in the sense a news article reports that "Jack ...
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