Edgar Allan Poe - The Detective Story

Video Rating:
TV-PG
Video Duration:
1:10

Biography of writer Edgar Allan Poe's The Murders in the Rue Morgue is credited with being the world's first murder mystery and creating a new genre for novels. Similar to Poe's own personality, the book dealt with rationality and irrationality, order and chaos, and surprisingly with murders which were committed by a knife wielding orangutan. From the "Biography: Edgar Allan Poe - The Detective Story" video.