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The murders in the Rue Morgue : the Dupin tales

Author: Edgar Allan Poe; Matthew Pearl
Publisher: London : Vintage Classic, 2009.
Series: Vintage classics.
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"Edgar Allan Poe invented the genre of detective fiction with these three mesmerizing stories of a young French eccentric named C. Auguste Dupin: The Murders in the Rue Morgue, The Mystery of Marie Roget 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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Classical fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edgar Allan Poe; Matthew Pearl
ISBN: 9780099529583 0099529580
OCLC Number: 861264875
Description: xix, 119 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: The murders in the Rue Morgue --
The mystery of Marie Roget --
The purloined letter.
Series Title: Vintage classics.
Responsibility: Edgar Allan Poe ; edited and with an introduction by Matthew Pearl.

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Includes stories of a young eccentric named C Auguste Dupin: 'The Murders in the Rue Morgue', 'The Mystery of Marie Roget' and 'The Purloined Letter'.  Read more...

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"The best detective in fiction...Dupin is unrivalled" -- Arthur Conan Doyle "Poe's blackly ingenious tale of brutal murder in 19th-century Paris establishes C. Auguste Dupin, a man of 'peculiar Read more...

 
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