Midnight Dreary: The Mysterious Death of Edgar Allan Poe Resources & Further Study

John Evangelist Walsh
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Deas, Michael J. The Portraits and Daguerreotypes of Edgar Allan Poe. Charlottesville, VA: University Press of Virginia, 1989. This is an enjoyable book, full of pictures of Poe. One may find it worthwhile to compare the pictures of Poe late in his life with Walsh's descriptions, especially concerning his moustache.

Hatton, Ed. Journal of American History (December 1999): 1340. Hatton Reviews Midnight Dreary, giving it high marks for its historical background.

"Literary deaths." Economist (April 10, 1999): 3. This review says that Walsh goes beyond what a good detective would do, by going beyond the evidence, but still praises Midnight Dreary.

Nash, Charles. Library Journal (December 1998): 106. In his review, Nash calls Midnight Dreary "a superbly informed speculation on the week proceeding the mysterious death of Edgar Allan Poe 150 years ago."

Review of Midnight Dreary. Publishers Weekly (October 19, 1998): 65. "Will [Midnight Dreary] settle the mystery once and for all? Probably not," says...

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