Author(s): Edgar Allan Poe
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 Roget', and 'The Purloined Letter'. This edition reproduces the definitive text of these stories.
Poe's three classic tales of mystery and detection WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY MATTHEW PEARL
Edgar Allan Poe was born in Boston, USA, in 1809. Poe, short story writer, editor and critic, he is best known for his macabre tales and as the progenitor of the detective story. He died in 1849, in mysterious circumstances, at the age of forty.