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This is the Poe of legend. I became curious so here we are.

For that, he is but an admirable figure for his genius combination of wit, intelligence and bravery. He and his brothers are fishing when they are caught in a terrible storm. Excuse me while I back away from the edge, I am feeling a bit dizzy. The science made it for me. Observing how objects around him were attracted and pulled into it, he deduced that “the larger the bodies, the more rapid their descent” and that spherical-shaped objects were pulled in the fastest.

I don’t know what Poe was thinking when he wrote it. What’s striking, throughout, is his appreciation not only of the terror of the maelstrom but of it’s sublime beauty. But I do still feel a bit dizzy.

Mar 29, Natalie rated it really liked it Shelves: The author’s description of being in the midst of the ocean was vivid, I could feel the terror. For me personally, I was thinking about life in general. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews.

Not truly a Sci-Fi story but clever use of science. At first the narrator only saw hideous terror in the spectacle.


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Trivia About A Descent into th Looking for beautiful books? View all 7 comments. A fascinating tale of a man’s near-death experience in a giant maelstrom or whirlpool at sea. We already know the man survived; and there is a lot of scientific explaining going on when you would expect more sheer terror. Spis deg fri; med Bright line eating Thompson Susan Peirce. Great adventure story with vivid descriptions and use of resources to Isaac Newton, etc to ensure accuracy of the story.

Between two islands a giant whirlpool regularly forms. The Best Books of Possibly the most Lovecraftian of Poe’s short stories, except without the monsters and cosmic horror.

Muito interessante, mas queria mais. He “became possessed with the keenest curiosity” about the whirlpool and “positively felt a wish to explore its depths, even at the sacrifice I was going to make.

A beautiful and terrifying short story and one of my personal favorites by E. It’s been several years since I read this but I remember it felt flat: Queria um pouco mais de tudo He and his brothers are fishing when they a You go about your life living each moment and next thing you know your caught in a giant whirlpool. A study in both the Sublime and how to write about motion. Interestingly, salvation is found by observing the natural phenomena around him and determining what would give him a greater chance of surviving Essentially this is one man telling his terrifying story of being on a ship when a hurricane comes along and pushes the ship towards a whirlpool and how he became the lone survivor of the shipwreck.

A man on a ship is being sucked slowly toward a massive whirling pool of water. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers.

Un Descenso Al Maelstrom/A Descent Into the Maelstrom : Edicion Bilingue/Bilingual Edition

Now the story within the story begins. The narrator speaks of overcoming his fear of certain death upon seeing the center of the maelstrom and beholding its ‘A Descent Into the Maelstrom’ tells the story of a brave fisherman and his brother who take the risk of fishing near a gigantic maelstrom in the Norwegian sea, taking home considerably more fish than their fellow fishermen who remain on safer fishing grounds.


I had not read Poe since school days and had never read this particular story. Alltid hos Adlibris Stort utvalg Alltid lave priser Fri frakt fra ,.

I woke up this morning eager to do nothing but to celebrate the birthday of a man who loved with a love that was more than love. Like in The Pit and the Pendulum, he begins to try to measure his predicament, seeing all “the numerous things that floated in our company” and seeking mselstrom in speculating upon the relative velocities of their several descents toward the foam below.

Unlike his brother, he abandoned ship and held on to a cylindrical barrel until he was saved several hours later.

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He could have used a more familiar landscape of the American Atlantic Coast. He describes a whirlpool a mile wide, a descent, and an escape. Har du glemt brukernavn eller passord? I remember Poe’s work being ridiculously frightening to my overactive young imagination.