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Edgar Allan Poe is a 19th century American writer best known for his gothic horror stories. But he is also credited with inventing the detective fiction genre with his 1841 short story ‘The Murders in the Rue Morgue’.

Prof Paul Collins discusses the elements of Poe’s story that inspired later detective series such as Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes.

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Published: 17th September 2018

Inspiration everywhere! This is well worth a listen...


Edgar Allan Poe is a 19th century American writer best known for his gothic horror stories. But he is also credited with inventing the detective fiction genre with his 1841 short story ‘The Murders in the Rue Morgue’.

Prof Paul Collins discusses the elements of Poe’s story that inspired later detective series such as Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes.

Listen Here!

BBC Source.

Published: 17th September 2018

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