Edgar Allan Poe (1809 – 1849) was an American author, poet, editor, and literary critic, considered part of the American Romantic Movement. Best known for his tales of mystery and the macabre. Poe was one of the earliest American practitioners of the short story, and is generally considered the inventor of the detective fiction genre.
“The Unparalleled Adventure of One Hans Pfaal” is a short story by great master of detective genre, Allan Poe. The storyline starts with the delivery to a crowd gathered in Rotterdam of a mystical manuscript detailing the journey of a man named Hans Pfaal. The manuscript, contains detailed information and the majority of the whole story that retails about the fact how Pfaal was able to reach the moon's surface by a revolution invention. For that time it was an impossible fact but no doubt, story says it was real. Read the full story to find out all interesting facts of the story.