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Nevermore

Paperback, 128 pp, £12.99

The works of Edgar Allan Poe have enthralled and terrified readers for over 150 years. Their macabre blend of doomed romanticism, gothic melodrama and ghoulish destiny earned him a place at the top of the list of fiction's greatest authors. Famous for his poems and short stories, Poe, who was born in Boston in 1809, virtually created the detective story and perfected the psychological thriller.

Nevermore showcases Poe's most memorable stories, from the 'The Tell-Tale Heart' to 'The Murders in The Rue Morgue'. Here Poe's fiction is re-imagined and revived in a vibrant graphic novel anthology, where the cream of modern comics creators are let loose in the playground of Poe's limitless imagination. 


Dan Whitehead


Dan Whitehead is a full-time freelance writer and editor based in the UK. His published works include two Star Wars books and the official Lord of the Rings movie poster magazines. He has worked as a video games consultant for Guinness World Records and has written three graphic novels. He is also the author of a children's novel about the 19th century cotton trade. He writes reviews and features for Big Issue In The North and Eurogamer.

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Reviews

"A perfect fusion of Poe's fevered imagination and the horrors of the modern world."
— The Guardian
"The 19th-century American writer is little read outside the US today, but this entertaining adaptation should help to introduce him to new readers."
— Financial Times