The The Murders In The Rue Morgue: Short Story

Harper Collins
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When the mutilated bodies of Madame L'Espanaye and her daughter are found in the rue Morgue, detective C. Auguste Dupin is faced with the most puzzling case of his career as witness accounts contradict each other and key evidence from the perpetrator does not appear to be human. “The Murders in the Rue Morgue” is recognized as the first detective story and the model for Sherlock Holmes and Hercule Poirot.

A pioneer of the short story genre, Poe’s stories typically captured themes of the macabre and included elements of the mysterious. His better-known stories include “The Fall of the House of Usher”, “The Pit and the Pendulum”, “The Murders in the Rue Morgue”, “The Masque of the Red Death” and “The Tell-Tale Heart”.

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Publisher
Harper Collins
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Published on
Jan 29, 2013
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Pages
25
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ISBN
9781443423366
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / General
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