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Cask of Amontillado, the (1846) [Short Story]
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In this tale of revenge set in the catacombs of Italy, a man leads his intended victim through his family wine cellars with the promise of a taste of the rare Amontillado.

Originally published in Godey's Lady's Book, November 1846.
Reprinted in:

  • Book of the Dead (1986)
  • The Fall of the House of Usher, Target 1986
  • The Book of Fantasy
  • The Gold-Bug and Other Tales, Dover 1991
  • Horrorscape, ed. Gary Goshgarian, Dubuque, IA: Kendall/Hunt Publishing Co. 1993
  • Ghostly Tales and Eerie Poems of Edgar Allan Poe, Putnam/Grosset & Dunlap 1993
  • Selected Tales, Penguin/Godfrey Cave 1994
  • Horror Stories, ed. Susan Price, Kingfisher 1995
  • Favourite Scary Stories from Graveside Al, ed. Alan Maitland, Viking Penguin Canada 1996
  • Murders in the Rue Morgue & Other Stories, Pulp Fictions UK 1998
  • Selected Tales, Oxford University Press 1998
  • The Fall of the House of Usher and Other Tales, Penguin/Signet Classic 1998

Original title: The Cask of Amontillado
Original languages: English

Quotes:

Genre: FictionCrime and MysteryCrime/Caper
FictionHorrorGeneral

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      Author: Edgar Allan Poe
     Book of Fantasy, the (1940) [Anthology]
      Authors: Lewis Carroll , Edgar Allan Poe , Rudyard Kipling , Ambrose Bierce , Ray Bradbury , Nathaniel Hawthorne , Franz Kafka , James Joyce , Mary Shelley , Leo Tolstoy , Edith Wharton , Oscar Wilde , William Butler Yeats , Voltaire , Lord Dunsany , Arthur Machen , Olaf Stapledon , J. G. Ballard , Julio Cortázar , Jorge Luis Borges , G. K. Chesterton , Thomas Carlyle , Guy de Maupassant , Francois Rabelais , Evelyn Waugh , Petronius Arbiter , Saki , B. Traven , W. W. Jacobs , Barry Perowne , Thomas Bailey Aldrich , Edward Lucas White , Ryunosuke Akutagawa , Walter de la Mare , Max Beerbohm , I. A. Ireland , May Sinclair , Jean Cocteau , Juan Manuel , Silvina Ocampo , Léon Bloy , Giovanni Papini , Adolfo Bioy Casares , Leonid Andreyev , John Aubrey , Tor Ĺge Bringsvaerd , Delia Ingenieros , Ah'med Ech Chiruani , Martin Buber , Arturo Cancela , Pilar de Lusarreta , Chuang Tzu , Santiago Dabove , Alexandra David-Neel , Macedonio Fernández , James George Frazer , Elena Garro , Herbert A. Giles , Leopoldo Lugones , Edwin Morgan , H. A. Murena , Niu Chiao , Carlos Peralta , Manuel Peyrou , P'u Sung Ling , W. W. Skeat , Emanuel Swedenborg , Juan Rudolfo Wilcock , Richard Wilhelm , G. Willoughby-Meade , Ts'ao Hsueh-Ch'in , Auguste Comte de Villiers de l'Isle-Adam , Wu Ch'Eng En , José Zorrilla
     Edgar Allen Poe: Selected Prose, Poetry, and Eureka (1950) [Collection]
      Author: Edgar Allan Poe
     Eight Tales of Terror (1961) [Collection]
      Author: Edgar Allan Poe
     Boris Karloff's Favorite Horror Stories (1965) [Anthology]
      Authors: Edgar Allan Poe , H. P. Lovecraft , Roald Dahl , August Derleth , Robert Bloch , Cyril M. Kornbluth , Robert Silverberg , Theodore Sturgeon , Evan Hunter , John Jakes , Edmond Hamilton , Frank Gruber
     21 Great Stories (1969) [Anthology]
      Authors: Edgar Allan Poe , Ambrose Bierce , Ray Bradbury , Arthur Conan Doyle , James Joyce , John Steinbeck , Mark Twain , Luigi Pirandello , Jack London , Lord Dunsany , Guy de Maupassant , Saki , Max Brand , Wilbur Daniel Steele , James Thurber , Frank R. Stockton , Kaatje Hurlbut , Walter Van Tilburg Clark , C. D. B. Bryan , Carl Stephenson
     Edgar Allan Poe: Greenwich Unabridged Library Classics (1981) [Collection]
      Author: Edgar Allan Poe
     Book of the Dead: Thirteen Classic Tales of the Supernatural, the (1986) [Anthology]
      Authors: Edgar Allan Poe , Charles Dickens , Walter Scott , Mary Shelley , Wilkie Collins , Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu , F. Marion Crawford , Elizabeth Gaskell , Edward Bulwer-Lytton , Perceval Landon , Margaret Oliphant
     Selected Tales (1994) [Collection]
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     Selected Tales (1998) [Collection]
      Author: Edgar Allan Poe
     Twelve American Crime Stories (1998) [Anthology]
      Authors: Edgar Allan Poe , Raymond Chandler , Leigh Brackett , Margaret Millar , Edward D. Hoch , Tony Hillerman , Susan Glaspell , William Campbell Gault , Cornell Woolrich , David Ely , Ellis Parker Butler , Carter Dickson

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