Creepy Kitty meets the Red Death – Edgar Allan Poe

Edgar Allan Poe's work is considered a most important part of American literature. Born as "Edgar Poe" on January 19, 1809 he is best known for his tales of mystery and the macabre and generally considered "the inventor of the short story". Quite a few ladies were said to have fainted afte...


A classic: The Master and Margarita

"The Master and Margarita" by Michail Bulgakow (1891–1940) has inspired countless artists to design book covers (like for example Mercer Mayer) and even Mick Jagger claimed in an interview some years ago that he wrote the Rolling Stone’s hit "Sympathy for the Devil" after having finished t...