Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Tales: The Mystery of Marie Roget


(originally published as a serial with the subtitle “A Sequel to ‘The Murders in the Rue Morgue’” November 1842, December 1842, and February 1843 in Snowden’s Ladies’ Companion)

Another detective story featuring C. August Dupin. It is based on the actual murder of Mary Cecilia Rogers, which occurred in 1841.

Summary written by Taylor Colegrove, May 2011. Title links to the full text of the story.

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