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The Murders in the Rue Morgue - Edgar Allan Poe
The Murders in the Rue Morgue
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3.64 165
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9783150090886 (3150090881)
Pages no: 160
Edition language: English
Series: C. Auguste Dupin (#1)
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Tami
Tami rated it
3.5 Well written.
An interesting short novella from Edgar Allen Poe. While reading it I realized I must have read it before, as I started to guess the solution and that is truly impossible without knowing it. What I mean by this is, that the solution is precluded by hints and enough different facts to give the impr...
CarlAlves
CarlAlves rated it
2.0 The Dupin Stories
I’ve enjoyed other Edgar Allan Poe stories and poems, and I had high hopes for this collection of stories featuring Poe’s character Auguste Dupin, an investigator that does the police’s work for them. Perhaps I’m missing something here but I just found the narrative to be long-winded and not particu...
Carolyn Cannot Live Without Books!
Carolyn Cannot Live Without Books! rated it
2.5
What a difference 39 years makes! I read this book in approximately 1975 (I think I was 3 :D) and loved it. If there would have been goth at that time period, I would have been part of it. I read all of scary, sad, occult books I could get my hands on and read all of Poe's works. Now when I pic...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it
3.5 The Murders in the Rue Morgue: The Dupin Tales (C. Auguste Dupin #1-3)
Between 1841 and 1844, Edgar Allan Poe invented the genre of detective fiction with three mesmerizing stories of a young French eccentric named C. Auguste Dupin. Introducing to literature the concept of applying reason to solving crime, these tales brought Poe fame and fortune. Years later, Dorothy ...
Batgrl: Bookish Hooha
Batgrl: Bookish Hooha rated it
3.0 The Murders in the Rue Morgue: The Dupin Tales
While I don't have this particular edition (though I'd love to pick it up sometime just to read the introduction), I am reading through the three detective stories for my ongoing Early Detectives List, and for that I wanted to read these three stories back to back and see how well they held up as a ...
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