Very few people have gotten away without reading Edgar Allan Poe or reading/ watching something influenced by him (like The Ghost and the Dead Man‘s Library by Alice Kimberly). There are harldly any to whom his name is not familiar either since it is synonymous with words like raven, pendulum, or gold bug. I too have read (and listened to) his stories and poems long before I could properly understand them. Hardly a Halloween has ever gone by where I don’t drag out The Tale-Tell Heart, Annabel Lee, or The Raven for a re-read! However you haven’t heard the latter correctly until you’ve listened to it recited by the legendary Vincent Price:
What is your favorite Edgar Allan Poe poem or story?