Murders in the Rue Morgue and Other Stories

Murders in the Rue Morgue and Other Stories

by Edgar Allan Poe, David Case
     
 

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First published in Graham's Magazine, April 1841, this tale is a literary landmark: the first modern detective story.

There are no clues for police specialist C. August Dupin -- only a room in "wildest disorder" with all the doors and windows locked, a blood-smeared razor and a body shoved up a chimney. Who could have done this? And more importantly, why?

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Overview

First published in Graham's Magazine, April 1841, this tale is a literary landmark: the first modern detective story.

There are no clues for police specialist C. August Dupin -- only a room in "wildest disorder" with all the doors and windows locked, a blood-smeared razor and a body shoved up a chimney. Who could have done this? And more importantly, why?

Also included in this collection: "The Purloined Letter," "The Thousand-and-Second Tale of Scheherazade," "A Descent into the Maelstrom," "The Raven" and "The Masque of the Red Death."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781400101177
Publisher:
Tantor Media, Inc.
Publication date:
04/28/2005
Edition description:
Unabridged CD
Product dimensions:
6.48(w) x 5.44(h) x 1.10(d)

Meet the Author

A highly respected and enthusiastic audiobook narrator, David Case specialized in creating unique and interesting character voices.

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