Bon-Bon (the Bargain Lost)

Read Books Ltd
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This book contains Edgar Allen Poe’s 1832 comedic short story, "Bon-Bon ". Pierre Bon-Bon is a proud philosopher who considers himself one of the greatest thinkers to have ever lived. However, his philosophical profundity is challenged by a conversation with the Devil, who reveals that he has devoured the souls of innumerable seminal philosophers, including Plato and Aristotle. A witty and thought-provoking story, "Bon-Bon” is highly recommended for lovers of the short story form, and is not to be missed by fans of Poe’s marvellous work. Edgar Allan Poe (1809–1849) was an American author, editor, poet, and critic. Most famous for his stories of mystery and horror, he was one of the first American short story writers, and is widely considered to be the inventor of the detective fiction genre. Many antiquarian books such as this are becoming increasingly rare and expensive. We are republishing this collection now in an affordable, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new biography of the author.
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Read Books Ltd
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Published on
Oct 21, 2015
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Pages
30
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ISBN
9781473377639
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Occult & Supernatural
Fiction / Satire
Fiction / Short Stories (single author)
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