The Tell-Tale Heart
by Edgar Allan Poe

đź“— 52-copy Limited Edition
đź“™ Trade Edition
Grim Classics Series: #2

"The Tell-Tale Heart" by Edgar Allan Poe is a classic work of gothic literature that explores themes of madness, guilt, and obsession. This gripping short story is a must-read for fans of suspense and horror, as it tells the tale of a narrator's descent into madness as he becomes consumed by his own guilt over the murder of an old man. With its masterful use of tension and suspense, "The Tell-Tale Heart" is a timeless work of fiction that continues to captivate readers over a century after it was first published.

This limited edition GrimTales NFT features unlockable content accessible via darkblock.io:

  • EPUB eBook + MP3 audiobook of the tale
  • Original cover art, numbered to each copy
  • Newly designed interior layout for EPUB eBook
  • Original interior illustration
  • Unique limitation page inside each copy (making each copy truly one-of-a-kind)
  • Lifetime membership to GrimTales online—a $59.99 value—(single-use code* included in copyright page for each limited copy)

* Single use codes for lifetime subscriptions are guaranteed by GrimTales only for the original buyer (first transfer from our wallet). We ask all resellers to include whether code remains active on re-sale.


More Details

GrimTales publishes exclusively on the blockchain and offers owners impeccably edited, typeset, and designed eBooks that cannot be purchased anywhere else. EPUBs can be read on Apple iBooks, sent to Kindles or read by any modern EPUB reader. Audiobooks are produced professionally in studio with the use of an AI neural engine which produces the most natural and human-like speech possible.

  • Total Copies Minted: Limited Edition—55 (52-numbered + 3 Contributor's copies); Trade Edition—250
  • Blockchain: Polygon (Matic)
  • Mint Date(s): Limited Edition (Copies 1-13)—February 9, 2023; Trade—December 6, 2023
  • Original Offering Price: Limited Edition—20 MATIC ($24.40 USD); Trade—1 MATIC ($0.84 USD)
  • Marketplace: GrimWorld
  • Unlockable Content: darkblock.io
  • Enabled Wallets: Metamask, WalletConnect

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Sample: Uniquely Numbered NFT & eBook cover
Sample: eBook limitation page
Sample: Copyright page with custom code (blacked out for security)

Sample: Copy #1 Unlockables

Darkblock unlockables can only be accessed by current NFT copy owners of each title. The sample unlockable content above is exclusively for the owner of copy #1. Owners of copies 2-52 can access their unique unlockable content by going to the Darkblock app and authenticating NFT ownership by connecting their wallet that contains the specific NFT copy number.

About the Author

Edgar Allan Poe
Edgar Allan Poe was an American writer, poet, editor, and literary critic. He is best known for his poetry and short stories, particularly his tales of mystery and the macabre. Poe was one of the country's earliest practitioners of the short story, and considered to be the inventor of the detective fiction genre, as well as a significant contributor to the emerging genre of science fiction. [Original author portrait by Jakob Grim.]
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