Midnight Dreary: The Mysterious Death of Edgar Allan Poe Summary
John Evangelist Walsh

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Midnight Dreary: The Mysterious Death of Edgar Allan Poe Summary

Walsh begins his examination into the death of Poe by writing, It is a century and a half since the death of Edgar Allan Poe and still there exist urgent questions about what happened, both circumstances and cause. In that situation, surely, there resides a macabre rightness. The man who invented the detective story, in his own sudden and bizarre demise, provided American literature with its most enduring real-life mystery.

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