Titolo: The First Detective: The Complete Auguste ...
Casa editrice: LEONAUR
Data di pubblicazione: 2009
Condizione libro: Used
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Riassunto: 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.
Edgar Allan Poe was one of the most original writers in the history of American letters, a genius who was tragically misunderstood in his lifetime. He was a seminal figure in the development of science fiction and the detective story, and exerted a great influence on Dostoyevsky, Arthur Conan Doyle, Jules Verne, and Charles Baudelaire.
Bronson Pinchot is best known for his lead role in the popular sitcom Perfect Strangers. His film roles include Beverly Hills Cop and Risky Business. He has performed in several Broadway productions, and continues to appear on television in various roles.
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