Edgar Allan Poe and the Murder of Mary Rogers

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On July 28, 1841, the battered body of a woman was discovered in the Hudson River. The victim was Mary Rogers, a young beauty whose death sent Manhattan into a spasm of horror and outrage. It would also inspire one of the greatest authors of a generation to write "The Mystery of Marie Roget" and thereby create an entirely new style of literature - the true crime novel. This book retraces Edgar Allan Poe's steps as he sets out to solve the case, providing a tale of intrigue, suspense, and shattered reputations. Stashower ...

Edgar Allan Poe and the Murder of Mary Rogers 2006, Oneworld Publications, London

ISBN-13: 9781851685011

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