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Edgar Allan Poe and the jewel of Peru

Karen Lee Street

Edgar Allan Poe and the jewel of Peru

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Kidnapping,
  • Investigation,
  • Authors,
  • Murder,
  • Detective and mystery stories,
  • Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesJewel of Peru
    StatementKaren Lee Street
    SeriesPoe and Dupin mystery
    The Physical Object
    Pagination358 pages
    Number of Pages358
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26954702M
    ISBN 101681776677
    ISBN 109781681776675
    OCLC/WorldCa992569823

    Edgar Allan Poe was born in Boston in , the son of itinerant actors who left him an orphan in He became a ward of Richmond merchant John Allan and from to lived with the family in London. Upon his return, Poe received schooling in Richmond before attending the University of .


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Edgar Allan Poe and C. Auguste Dupin strive unravel a mystery involving old enemies, lost soul-mates, ornithomancy, and the legendary jewel of Peru. Philadelphia, As violent tensions escalate between nativists and recent Irish immigrants, Edgar Allan Poe’s fears for the safety of his wife, Virginia, and mother-in-law, Muddy, are /5(5).

This is the second book in the Poe and Dupin mysteries series. It was an enjoyable read and the mystery was complex and intriguing. In Jewel of Peru, Poe is settled back in Philadelphia with his wife sissy and mother in law when he is approached by the mysterious Ms Loddiges to investigate the suspicious death of her friend Jeremiah/5.

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Philadelphia, early As violent tensions escalate between ‘nativists’ and recent Irish immigrants, Edgar Allan Poe’s fears for the safety of his wife Virginia and mother-in-law Muddy are compounded when he receives a parcel of mummified bird parts.

Sensitive Edgar Allan Poe and his mysterious comrade C. Augustus Dupin team up with Poe’s wife and an eccentric taxidermist in Street’s (Edgar Allan Poe and the London Monster, ) second Miss Helena Loddiges, last met during Poe’s investigation into his family’s sordid history in London, turns up on his Philadelphia doorstep with a message from a dead raven and concerns.

Edgar Allan Poe once again plays detective in Street’s excellent sequel to ’s Edgar Allan Poe and the London Monster. InPoe is living in Philadelphia, where he receives a package c. The information about Edgar Allan Poe and the Jewel of Peru shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's online-magazine that keeps our members abreast of notable and high-profile books publishing in the coming weeks.

In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication. Get this from a library. Edgar Allan Poe and the jewel of Peru. [Karen Lee Street] -- "Philadelphia, As violent tensions escalate between nativists and recent Irish immigrants, Edgar Allan Poe's fears for the safety of his wife, Virginia, and mother-in-law, Muddy, are compounded.

Buy a cheap copy of EDGAR A POE JEWEL OF PERU PA book by Karen Lee Street. Free shipping over $ Edgar Allan Poe and the Jewel of Peru (Book #2 in the A Poe and Dupin Mystery Series) by Karen Lee Street. Rated stars. No. She has a PhD in Writing from the University of South Wales and has worked for many years in the European film industry.

She is the author of Edgar Allan Poe and the London Monster and Edgar Allan Poe and the Jewel of Peru. ‘Rich in colour and layered with literary texture, the jewels of Karen Lee Street's second novel in her mystery trilogy are her exquisite writing and the further development of returning characters Poe and Dupin.

Perfect also as a stand-alone crime mystery, Edgar Allan Poe and The Jewel of Peru captivates with its clever storytelling. Praise for Edgar Allan Poe and the London Monster: “Karen Lee Street’s impressive first novel cleverly pairs Poe with his fictional creation, the Chevalier C. Auguste Dupin.

Street maintains atmospheric suspense throughout.”—Publishers Weekly "Deliciously morbid. The prose has a. Edgar Allan Poe and the Jewel of Peru (Book): Street, Karen Lee: "Philadelphia, As violent tensions escalate between nativists and recent Irish immigrants, Edgar Allan Poe's fears for the safety of his wife, Virginia, and mother-in-law, Muddy, are compounded when he receives a parcel of mummified bird parts Just as odd is the arrival of Helena Loddiges, a young heiress who demands.

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Edgar Allan Poe and the Jewel of Peru is an invigorating mystery that feels both new and old at once. Its rich depiction of Edgar Allan Poe and its language, which has the same quality as Poe’s own prose, add depth and substance to the story.

Edgar Allan Poe arrives in London to meet his friend C. Auguste Dupin, in the hope that the great detective will help him solve a family mystery. For Poe has inherited a mahogany box containing sheathes of letters that implicate his grandparents in some of London’s most heinous crimes - those committed by the so-called London Monster who, for.

The ominous prologue of the terrific concluding volume of Street’s Poe trilogy (after ’s Edgar Allan Poe and the Jewel of Peru) takes place in Baltimore in Octoberjust days before.

Edgar Allan Poe (/ p oʊ /; born Edgar Poe; Janu – October 7, ) was an American writer, poet, editor, and literary is best known for his poetry and short stories, particularly his tales of mystery and the macabre. He is widely regarded as a central figure of Romanticism in the United States and of American literature as a whole, and he was one of the country's Alma mater: University of Virginia, United States Military.

Edgar Allan Poe and C. Auguste Dupin strive unravel a mystery involving old enemies, lost soul-mates, ornithomancy, and the legendary jewel of Peru. Philadelphia, As violent tensions escalate between nativists and recent Irish immigrants, Edgar Allan Poe’s fears for the safety of his wife, Virginia, and mother-in-law, Muddy, are.

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$ Free shipping. No ratings or reviews yet. Be the first to write a review. Best Selling in Fiction & Literature. By Karen Lee Street. Summary: Philadelphia, early As violent tensions escalate between ‘nativists’ and recent Irish immigrants, Edgar Allan Poe’s fears for the safety of his wife Virginia and mother-in-law Muddy are compounded when he receives a parcel of mummified bird parts.

Write your own review of Edgar Allan Poe and the Jewel of Peru by Karen Lee Street, read other people's reviews and browse book information about from Edgar Allan Poe and the Jewel of Peru. `Rich in colour and layered with literary texture, the jewels of Karen Lee Street's second novel in her mystery trilogy are her exquisite writing and the further development of returning characters Poe and Dupin.

Perfect also as a stand-alone crime mystery, Edgar Allan Poe and The Jewel of Peru captivates with its clever storytelling.4/5(1).

Edgar Allan Poe and the Jewel of Peru by Karen Lee Street follows Edgar Allan Poe and C. Auguste Dupin as they strive to unravel a mystery involving old enemies, lost soul-mates, ornithomancy, and the legendary jewel of Peru. If you love everything Poe (which I do), you’ll enjoy this lush, ornithological mystery set in s Philadelphia.

I do book reviews from a reader's point-of-view and try to spread the magic of reading. Sunday, April 8, Edgar Allan Poe and the Jewel of Peru by Karen Lee Street. Poe is skeptical of her claims of having received messages from birds—and visitations from her lover's ghost—but when Miss Loddiges is kidnapped, he and his friend C.

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Series Poe and Dupin Mystery (part 2) Categories. Crime & Thrillers Historical Mysteries. Share this book. Thus begins the tale of “Edgar Allan Poe and the Jewel of Peru.” (For background, check out Karen Lee Street’s first book in the series: “Edgar Allan Poe and the London Monster,” now out.

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I was very intrigued by the front cover. I would love to think this will be on the final copy. This book made me smile and I. Edgar Allan Poe and the Jewel of Peru. Written by Karen Lee Street.

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Edgar Allan Poe and the Jewel of Peru. Written by Karen Lee Street Review by Susan McDuffie. Philadelphia, The City of Brotherly Love is not so loving in as nativist Americans foment unrest against Irish Catholic immigrants.

If you're ever in the mood to read a page biography of Edgar Allan Poe, by God, read this book. I read this by accident; reading on I don't write many reviews, as I don't write them well. I find it difficult to describe how I feel about a work of creativity -- for me it's like describing what water tastes like/5.

Edgar Allen Poe and the Jewel of Peru. By Karen Lee Street Published May Philadelphia, early As violent tensions escalate between ‘nativists’ and recent Irish immigrants, Edgar Allan Poe’s fears for the safety of his wife Virginia and mother-in-law Muddy are compounded when he receives a parcel of mummified bird parts.

Perfect also as a stand-alone crime mystery, Edgar Allan Poe and The Jewel of Peru captivates with its clever storytelling. A pacey, unique, and addictive read.' * Kate Mayfield, author of The Parentations * 'Street successfully combines historical fact with : Paperback.

Title: Edgar Allan Poe and the Jewel of Peru: A Poe and Dupin Mystery (Poe and Dupin Mysteries) Author(s): Karen Lee Street ISBN: / (USA edition) Publisher: Pegasus Crime Availability: Amazon Amazon UK Amazon CA Amazon AU.

At the outset of Karen Lee Street’s novel Edgar Allan Poe and the Jewel of Peru, the famous author has just received an unexpected package in the post. When he opens it up, he is horror-struck to find that it contains three crows with their heads, legs and wings surgically separated from their bodies.

My immediate thought was, “Nevermore,” followed by “a murder of. Ray Bradbury does not give Montag Poe's work to memorise in his book, but he did admire Poe. According to Sam Weller in "Ray Bradbury, The Art of Fiction No.

" (Paris Review, ), Bradbury spent a great deal of time in the library reading authors such as H. Wells, Jules Verne, and Edgar Allan Poe; from the age of twelve to eighteen. Edgar Allan Poe and the Empire of the Dead by Karen Lee Street is the third novel in the Poe and Dupin series, a thrilling historical mystery about mesmerism and magic, the shadows of the past, and the endurance of love.

Poe and Dupin were last together in Philadelphia in In JunePoe, now a widower, receives a plea from his partner in detection, the Chevalier C. Auguste Dupin, to. Visit Edgar Allan Poe’s page at Barnes & Noble® and shop all Edgar Allan Poe books. Explore books by author, series, or genre today and receive FREE Shipping on orders $35 & up.

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Auguste Dupin brings Edgar Allan Poe to Paris in June to help him unravel another mystery, this one very personal. Dupin, the Parisian detective in the real-life Poe's “The Murders in the Rue Morgue,” dreads the reemergence of his nemesis, Ernest Valdemar, the man who destroyed his family decades ago.