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Poe : a life cut short

Author: Peter Ackroyd
Publisher: London : Vintage, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Heralded as a genius, the forerunner of modern fantasy and credited with the invention of the psychological drama, science fiction and the detective story , Edgar Allan Poe had a life as dramatic and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Edgar Allan Poe; Edgar Allan Poe
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Ackroyd
ISBN: 9780099287674 0099287676
OCLC Number: 267249198
Notes: Originally published: London: Chatto & Windus, 2008.
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Responsibility: Peter Ackroyd.

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"Poe is an ideal biographical subject for Peter Ackroyd... Admirably captures the heady mix of the esoteric, grotesque and thoroughly modern in Poe" * Sunday Times * "With an adept ventriloquism, Read more...

 
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