The Gold Bug

The Gold Bug

Genres: Classics
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Inspired by the real-life click beetle, Poe’s story, The Gold Bug, impresses on the reader the stress that wealth can often have upon humans. William Legrand and his servant, Jupiter, travel to Sullivan’s Island after Legrand loses his family’s fortune. There, Legrand becomes obsessed with a golden beetle, and Jupiter goes to fetch the narrator as he is increasingly convinced of Legrand’s insanity. An attempt to catch the beetle leads the three on a chase for hidden gold treasure with a dark and brooding history.  

Release date: August 19, 2016

Publisher: HarperPerennial Classics

Print pages: 25

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The Gold Bug
Edgar Allan Poe
Larry G. Jones
43.17 MB
August 19, 2018
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