Monday, November 26, 2018

Manga Classics; The Stories of Edgar Allan Poe

Adapted By: Stacy King
Published by: Udon Entertainment
Published: September 1st, 2017

*A Big Thank you to NetGalley, The publisher, and the illustrators for letting me read this for an honest and unbiased review

Hello Fellow Readers,

I've been a huge fan of Edgar Allan Poe since middle school. I'm a little surprised I don't have all his stories already memorized. When I saw this available on NetGalley I knew I needed to take a peek. First of all, I'm not going to talk about the stores. This is mostly because almost everyone has read a story from Poe. The first story that I have read was The Mask of the Red Death, and my favorite is The Raven. This book is filled with his most notable stories, either you like his writing or you don't, I don't need to go on about it.

Secondly, let us talk about the illustrations. Each story is done by different artists and I love each of them. It's done in the general "manga-style" so if you've ever read one that's how it looks,  Of course, each artist puts their own spin on it. I love how the animation really brings a whole new spin on the macabre of Poe's work. It is really refreshing especially as a Poe lover, to read his stories in a new way. It does make you pay more attention to each story to the details that each illustrator adds.

If you're a Poe lover I do recommend. 

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