The Black Cat
|"The Black Cat"|
Illustration by Byam Shaw, 1909
|Author||Edgar Allan Poe|
|Published in||The Saturday Evening Post|
|Publication date||August 1843|
"The Black Cat" is a short story by Edgar Allen Poe. It was first published in August 1843 in The Saturday Evening Post. In the story, a murderer tries to hide his crime. In the end, his guilt makes him admit the crime. Peter Lorre starred in a Roger Corman movie based on the story.