The Blackest Bird: A Novel of Murder in Nineteenth-Century New York
Publish date: March 17th 2008
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Pages no: 480
Edition language: English
The premise here is a fascinating one: Edgar Allan Poe is littering his works with clues to the apparent murder of a local New York girl named Mary Rogers. High Constable John Hay, now in his 70s and considering leaving the job, is overseeing the case ... which drags on over several years.Unfortun...
Very interesting historical fiction about Edgar Allan Poe and all of his relationships and maladies. I enjoyed this book immensely, but now I am afraid that I will take what I've read here and my brain will take it as fact, regurgiatitng to people who are looking at me, like huh? That's not what r...