Edgar Allan Poe and the Detective Story
- Daniel Stashower, The Beautiful Cigar Girl: Mary Rogers, Edgar Allan Poe, and the Invention of Murder, the background behind the real crime that inspired Poe’s story about Marie Roget.
- Harold Schechter, Tell-Tale Corpse, historical mystery with Poe as the sleuth.
- Matthew Pearl, The Poe Shadow, historical thriller about Poe’s death.
- William Hjortsberg, Nevermore, historical mystery about murders that resemble the deaths described in Poe’s stories.
- Michael Connelly, The Poet, a thriller about a murderer who uses quotes from Poe’s works.
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