for Hop-Frog by Edgar Allan Poe
Disabled court jester Hop-Frog is moved to elaborate murder when the king strikes the jester's diminutive friend, Trippetta. "Hop-Frog" is a fearsome tale of revenge by American writer Edgar Allan Poe.
A pioneer of the short story genre, Poe's stories typically captured themes of the macabre and included elements of the mysterious. His better-known stories include "The Fall of the House of Usher", "The Pit and the Pendulum", "The Murders in the Rue Morgue", "The Masque of the Red Death" and "The Tell-Tale Heart".
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