By Alan Dean Foster

Alan Dean Foster is the acclaimed writer of motion picture tie-ins for Star Wars, Alien, Transformers. He was once offered the IAMTW Grand grasp Scribe Award in 2008. A best-selling science-fiction and fable writer in his personal correct; the preferred Pip and Flinx novels and the Founding of the Commonwealth sequence.

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43 44 Classic Horror Films and the Literature That Inspired Them The Literature The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde begins as a mystery as Gabriel John Utterson, a prominent London attorney and a long-time friend of Dr. Jekyll’s, investigates the reason for the disappearances of the good Dr. Jekyll and his seemingly strange relationship with the evil Mr. Hyde. Utterson finally discovers the secret of his friend by reading two documents he discovers after the death of Mr. Hyde and the apparent disappearance of Dr.

The nephew finally confesses his crime to a detective and then, in his grief, tries to hang himself. His sweetheart Annabel then commits suicide by jumping off a cliff near the sea. In Poe’s “The Tell-Tale Heart,” it is the element of sound that provides most of the impact on the reader. The beating of the old man’s heart after death provides the primary atmosphere of horror that the story evokes. W. Griffith to attempt to adapt, at least in part, such a story for the silent cinema, where the most important facet of the story could not be duplicated.

In 1823 he started writing his most famous work, Eugene Onegin, a novel in verse that was first published in its entirety in 1833. Like several of his other works, including “The Queen of Spades,” a short story first published anonymously in 1834, Eugene Onegin was eventually adapted into an opera. Pushkin also wrote historical works, short stories and plays. Pushkin, who has been called Russia’s greatest poet, died in 1837. , how to select three correct cards in three successive games of faro and make a large fortune.

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