The First Detective: The Complete Auguste Dupin Stories-The Murders in the Rue Morgue, the Mystery of Marie Roget & the Purloined Letter
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- Languages:English (Unknown), English (Original Language), English (Published)
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- Dimensions (in):8.5 x 5.5 x 0.4
- Publication Date:May 12, 2009
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- ISBN13: 9781846777004
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The 'first detective' of fiction steps out
'The Murders in the Rue Morgue' by Edgar Allan Poe is widely considered to be the first true detective story; also in this volume are the author's two other detective fiction classics featuring the same central character-'The Mystery of Marie Rogêt' & 'The Purloined Letter.' The French detective who features in all three is Chevalier Auguste Dupin, an amateur sleuth who puts himself in the position of the criminal and then uses logical deduction to discover how a crime was committed. This is an opportunity for lovers of classic crime and detective fiction to own and read these important and groundbreaking mysteries in a single volume, available in paperback or hardback with dust jacket for collectors.
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