The master of the macabre is back. A fictional memoir told in Edgar Allan Poe's own literary style, "Black Plume" recreates in vivid detail Poe's strange marriage to his child-bride, his struggle to make a living, his addiction to alcohol and his agonizing battle against the sensuality of his nature. Rather than violate the innocence of his wife, Poe indulges in a passionate, opium-laced affair with two mysterious fortune tellers, whose exotic allure blinds him to the danger that swirls around them. When the women are ...

Black Plume 2011, iUniverse, Bloomington IN

ISBN-13: 9781450222327

Trade paperback

Black Plume 1991, Grafton, London

ISBN-13: 9780586209813

Mass-market paperback