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Mrs. Poe (Hardcover)

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Staff Reviews

Mrs. Poe gleams like a diamond in gaslight, its facets glittering.  Look, there's a love story, seductively shiny.  Over here, a tale of 19th century New York with its cobbled streets and sinister corners.  And sparking over it all, the mysterious Edgar Allan Poe - and all of the mystery, longing and history is conveyed by a novelist in complete command of her story.

Nick at Books Inc. in Alameda

Indie Next List

October 2013
Readers who enjoyed imagining the private lives of famous figures in Loving Frank and The Paris Wife will savor the behind-the-scenes peek into the intimacies of Edgar Allen Poe, his infirm young wife, and Frances Osgood, the writer who stole his heart. As compulsively readable -- and often as dark -- as Poe's works, Mrs. Poe is a well-researched and detailed work whose supporting cast of characters include Margaret Fuller, Horace Greely, and other literati of mid-19th century New York. -- Cheryl McKeon, Book Passage, San Francisco, CA


Product Details ISBN-10: 1611739993
ISBN-13: 9781611739992
Large Print
Published: Center Point, 02/01/2014
Pages: 487
Language: English