The offense is not avenged if the avenger catches up with the reckoning. She is not avenged even if the offender does not recognize whose hand has brought down on him a punishment. Fortunato was a well-known wine connoisseur, so he did not suspect a catch in the invitation of his friend to try amontillado, the keg of which he bought the day before ...
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"Golden Beetle" is an adventure work of the classic of American literature Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849). Hidden treasure is guarded by a reliable cipher. But one of the heroes managed to locate the treasure ... Edgar Poe is also known as the author of numerous short stories. These include "The Barrel of Amontillado," "Shadow," "The Fall of Escher's House," "Arnheim Manor," "The Date," as well as poems "The Raven" and "Linor." Edgar Allan Poe is considered one of the brightest representatives of American romanticism. The creator of the modern form of mystical detective, he won the recognition of readers Gothic atmosphere and psychology of his works.
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Classics of Gothic history. Roderick Usher, the last offspring of an old family, invites a friend to visit him in the family estate. But even the arrival of a comrade is unable to cheer him up: Sister Roderick is seriously ill, and her days are numbered. A few days after her death and burial it turns out terrible: in fact, her sister was buried alive ...