Murder, mystery, and solving crime—the foundations of detective fiction.
Meet C. Auguste Dupin, the first literary example of a brilliant detective created by Edgar Allan Poe, undisputed master of chills and suspense. Follow Dupin’s genius skill at problem solving through three detective cases, Poe’s only three tales with his seminal character.
In these fundamental works of detective fiction, explore the idea that objects can be hidden in plain sight, that the murderer is not who or what you’d think.
“the Father of the Modern Mystery, the originator of the detective story, the man who created an entire genre”
—Kristine Kathryn Rusch, USA Today best-selling author, from her Foreword