Did you know…

that Edgar Allan Poe’s The Murders of the Rue Morgue is credited with being the world’s first murder mystery? Poe’s characterisation of Dupin, his use of abductive reasoning, paved the way for one of the most famous fictional detectives of all time, Sherlock Holmes.

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2 thoughts on “Did you know…

  1. I love Edgar Allen Poe, but I still have yet to read that story. I feel like it will be fabulous, so hopefully I’ll get to it soon!
    I’ve also nominated you for the 3 Days, 3 Quotes Challenge. 🙂


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