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This is a story from the Murders in the Rue Morgue (The Dupin Stories) collection.

Auguste Dupin, investigator extraordinaire, was the remarkable creation of Edgar Allan Poe. Written in the 1840s, Poe presented the acutely observant, shrewd but idiosyncratic character who, with his chronicler, provided the inspiration for the more famous Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson.The Dupin Stories include the following:

  • "The Murders in the Rue Morgue"
  • "The Mystery of Marie Roget"
  • "The Purloined Letter"

  • ©2005 NAXOS AudioBooks Ltd. (P)2005 NAXOS AudioBooks Ltd.

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    can understand why this one is not popular

    Sigh. Interesting as an exposition of logic and reason, but VERY verbose. I can understand why this one is not one of Poe’s popular works.
    I appreciate Shale’s narration of this story.

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    • 06-24-19

    Rustling of papers spoils this

    Decent enough reading by a talented voice actor, but unbelievably there is a rustling of papers towards the end! The story seems over-complex to me, and without a definite resolution.