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  • 1. THE MURDERS IN THE RUE MORGUE E. A. Poe (1841)
  • 2.
      The Author
    • Best known for his tales of mystery
    • 3. Considered the inventor of the detective-fiction genre.
  • 4. Biographical notes
      1. Born in Boston, Massachusetts, in 1809.
      2. His father abandoned the family in 1810.
      3. His mother died in 1811.
      4. Adopted by a family, the Allans.
    5. Aggressively disciplined by his foster father.
  • 5. Biographical notes 6. He married Virginia Clemm, his 13-year-old cousin in 1835. 7. Virginia died of tuberculosis 12 years later 8. In 1849, at age 40, Poe died in Baltimore; the cause of his death is unknown.
  • 6. Works The Black Cat The Cask of Amontillado The Pit and the Pendulum The Gold Bug The Fall of the House of Usher The Murders in the Rue Morgue (...) TALES Ulalume Elaine The Raven The Bells (...) POETRY
  • 7. ” The Murders in the Rue Morgue” It's a short story by Edgar Allan Poe published in 1841. It has been described as the first detective story .
  • 8. Will the brilliant detective, Auguste Dupin, solve the mystery? Two women appear brutally murdered in an appartment in Paris. Who's the author of this bloody scene?
  • 9. The answers are there to be discovered... THE BEGINNING...