The Murders in the Rue Morgue and Other Tales

The Murders in the Rue Morgue and Other Tales

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A mother and daughter are bafflingly and brutally murdered inside a locked room on Rue Morgue, and C. Auguste Dupin must apply his fine detective skills to piece together the mystery. Horror, madness, violence and the dark forces hidden in humanity abound in this collection of Poe's brilliant tales.
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  • Paperback
  • 111 x 181mm
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 014357020X
  • 9780143570202

About Edgar Allan Poe

George Bernard Shaw called him, 'the finest of finest of artists'; but Edgar Allan Poe (1809-49) died alone in pain and poverty when he was only forty. Almost his last words were: 'I wish to God someone would blow my damned brains out.' - it is not difficult to see why some of his best-remembered stories are grotesque and macabre.
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