Book Nook: 'A Mystery of Mysteries: The Death and Life of Edgar Allan Poe' by Mark Dawidziak
How did Edgar Allan Poe die? We cannot be sure, but there are some theories...
Mark Dawidziak delved into the mysterious history of the writer Edgar Allan Poe. Poe died at the age of 40. He had been a prolific writer although he was relatively unknown while he was living. His books did not sell well-he had a difficult life. In death however he has become one of our most famous writers. How did this happen? Poe's genius for poetry, mystery, horror, and detective stories has inspired many writers and will continue to do so.
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