Tuesday, February 07, 2006

The Cask of Amontillado

Category: Gothic

Author: Edgar Allan Poe

Summary: Furious because of unspecified insults by Fortunato, the nobleman Montresor seeks revenge. By appealing to his enemy’s pride, Montresor lures Fortunato into his family vaults to sample some wine to determine if it is true Amontillado. Once there, Montresor bricks the drunken man into a niche in the wall to die.

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