The Murders in the Rue Morgue

The Murders in the Rue Morgue

The Dupin Tales

Book - 2006
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"Edgar Allan Poe invented the genre of detective fiction with these three mesmerising stories of a young French eccentric named C. Auguste Dupin- The Murders in the Rue Morgue, The Mystery of Marie Rog t and The Purloined Letter . Years later Dorothy Sayers would describe these tales as almost a complete manual of detective theory and practice . Indeed, Poe s short mysteries inspired the creation of countless literary sleuths, among them Sherlock Holmes.Today the unique Dupin stories still stand out as utterly engrossing page-turners. This edition reproduces the definitive text of these stories and an introduction and appendix on The Earliest Detectives by the novelist Matthew Pearl."
Publisher: London : Vintage, 2006.
ISBN: 9780099529583
Branch Call Number: FIC POE
Additional Contributors: Pearl, Matthew

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