Literature / The Tell-Tale Heart

The Tell-Tale Heart is an 1843 short story written by Edgar Allan Poe. It is a classic of Gothic Horror and one of his most famous, adapted and referenced works next to The Raven.

The narrator tells you nothing about their life, not even their name or gender, except for the fact that they are not mad! They go on to tell you about the methodical, patient, and extremely thorough way that they set about committing murder.

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