Edgar Allan Poe - 2180 Words
Edgar12 Edgar Allan Poe
born January 19, 1809, Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
died October 7, 1849, Baltimore, Maryland.
American short story writer, poet, novelist, essayist, editor, and critic, famous for his cultivation of mystery and the macabre.
The atmosphere in his tales of horror is unrivalled in American fiction, earning him, rightfully, the title of father of modern horror literature.
His tale "The Murders in the Rue Morgue" (1841) initiated the modern detective story....
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