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The pit and the pendulum

Amarantha Knight

The pit and the pendulum

by Amarantha Knight

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Published by Masquerade Books in New York, N.Y .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementAmarantha Knight
ContributionsCopyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsCPB Box no. 1492 vol. 1
The Physical Object
Pagination258 p.
Number of Pages258
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24518218M
LC Control Number99610427

This book contains Edgar Allen Poe’s short story, “The Pit and the Pendulum”. An unnamed narrator is brought before a panel of ominous judges during the Spanish Inquisition. His subsequent torture is presented in in minute, gory detail. A man is in a room without light. He attempted to figure out his rooms shape, and ended up almost falling down a pit. Later he was drugged by the food the captors have given him. He has ended up strapped to a table with a big pendulum holding a giant blade that was slowly descending. In order to save himself, he took the beef they have allowed him to have as a last meal, and smothered his.

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