The Murders in the Rue Morgue C Auguste Dupin #1 3 (Pdf)

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5 Nights: Sinful Delights Boxed Set eHich means that we as readers get to guess who the perpetrators can be Dupin cheats us of that by knowingverything immediatelyAlsoThe first mystery has a disappointingly Easy Solution The Second One solution the second one no solution and the third one was way too implausible for me Disappointed MeYes An inuiry will afford us amusement The Murders in the Rue Morgue is considered the first detective fiction story Poe s arly detective fiction tales featuring C Auguste Dupin laid the groundwork for future detectives in literature Sir Arthur Conan Doyle said Each of Poe s detective stories is a root from which a whole literature has developed Where was the detective story until Poe breathed the breath of life into it The character of Dupin became the prototype for many future fictional detectives of Dupin became the prototype for many future fictional detectives Arthur Conan Doyle s Sherlock Holmes and Agatha Christie s Hercule Poirot source WikipediaI read this story first in high school later in college I remember I didn t like it first but later I learned to appreciate it An unknown narrator tells how he met and befriended Monsieur C Auguste Dupin in Paris and how Dupin solved an xtraordinary crime Truth is not always in a well In fact as Regards The Important Knowledge I the important knowledge I believe that she is invariably superficial The depth lies in the valleys where we seek her and not upon the mountain tops where she is found The story is creepy And the Miss Ran Away with the Rake enough the writing style isngaging What Trickle Down Tyranny: Crushing Obama's Dream of the Socialist States of America else It s Poe and the solution is the triumph of the analytic mind Poe s Auguste Dupin is known as the first proper fictional detective in literary history and may I say only his being the first can justify his lengthy pedantic self satisfied harangues The middle story The Mystery of Marie Rog t is the weakest narratively speaking of the three though no doubt it makes for a wonderfulssay The Pocket Wife either on state of the art methods of detection on language processing or on contemporary journalism While I ve certainly readntertaining detective stories Dupin s are a one of a kind piece of work he may not be one of my favourites but if that of the favourites wasn t a somewhat xclusive category then they wouldn t be called favourites at all Consider this a heads up there s going to be some classic detective literature lingering around my reading list for the next few months And you can t write a potted history of it without starting vaguely in the vicinity of C Auguste Dupin Actually you probably can t start it without the Arabian Nights don t worry I didn t But then I skipped forward to PoeWhen I sat down to read Rue Morgue I was all set to tick something off my list a book I should have read years ago but had never managed to Unfortunately I couldn t because it turns out. Centric named C Auguste Dupin Introducing to literature the concept of applying reason to solving crime these tales brought Poe fame and fortune Years later Dorothy Sayers would describe “The Murders in the Rue Morgue” as “almost a This is of a mystery than a tale of horror and ven though C Auguste Dupin is intriguing he doesn t uite have the flair and style of Sherlock Holmes Still very good though I am reading through a collection of his short tales That is another of your odd notions said the Prefect who had a fashion of calling verything odd that was beyond his comprehension and thus lived amid an absolute legion of oddities As noted this was life preserver book bought for loose change and kept in my truck for just such an occasion Poe s Dupin stories are cerebral but not charming There is little here of atmosphere nor much banter Upon reflection there isn t much humanity at all on display These are xercises Obsession examples of a methodology It isasy to see how compelling Dupin s improbable genius was to readers The allure continues to our own jaded days Note to self all days have been jaded The Victorians are currently reading these Poe mysteries to see how they influenced the detective genre and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle s Sherlock Holmes in particular I thought it would be interesting to read along and find out how the genre began and to see how much inspiration Doyle got from Poe I am no Sherlock scholar at all having only read The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes as of yet But boy Doyle succeeded where Poe failed Both detectives Poe s Dupin and Doyle s Sherlock are arrogant and sometimes condescending in their great wisdom but where Sherlock has an Cabaret: A Roman Riddle eccentricity and original uirky charm that makes him likable despite his arrogance Dupin is just an annoying twat Listen to me talk for ages and ages and ages about howxtremely intelligent I am you little ignorant fool I am the master of observation and inference and you don t hold a candle to me Bla bla bla algebra and analysis bla bla bla the silly French police bla bla bla oh I am so clever bla bla bla is basically what I hear coming out of his mouth all the time It takes Dupin six pages to xplain something Sherlock would xplain in three sentences because he has to aggrandize himself along the way making sure that the reader is fed up with him by the nd of his tiresome monologues But maybe it is just that the characters were not very well developed in Poe s mysteries both the narrator and Dupin are practically non ntities There is not that lovely interplay in Poe s mysteries both the narrator and Dupin are practically non All Roads Lead Home entities There is not that lovely interplay thatxists between Sherlock and Watson Most of the stories consist of newspaper readings and Dupin s monologues Dupin and the narrator are rarely at the scene of the crime or out investigating It seems as if Dupin has the solutions to the mysteries the minute he is told there is a mystery At least with Sherlock we get to follow him around watch him investigate deduct and infer Includes “The Murders in the Rue Morgue” “The Mystery of Marie Rogêt” and “The Purloined Letter” Between 1841 and 1844 Edgar Allan Poe invented the genre of detective fiction with three mesmerizing stories of a young French c. That I have read it before after all I No Memory Of Doing So But I Definitely Knew What memory of doing so but I definitely knew Purloined Letter the same and not just because Arthur Conan Doyle nicked half the idea and did it I think better in at least two stories A Scandal in Bohemia and what s that one where they break into the guy s house The only really new to me one was Marie Roget and it s definitely the weakest of the threeThey were perfectly fine stories but as with any real genre setters they suffer because a century of writers took the same ideas and tried to do them better And for the large part they succeededSo on I skipped to Wilkie Collins who let s be honest can do no wrong in my yes Also happening in the next few months Christie and Sayers Highsmith Chandler McBain Sjowall and Wahloo Mosley and if I can possibly wangle it Dirk Gently It s a funny old genre and I love it Sherlock Holmes you re a selfish bastard Do you know why You ruined this story for me Damn you Sherlock No I m just kidding I think you re great really Sherlock It s only because of your greatness that this story was weak But I did want to njoy it I suppose it s not your fault really your creator d There are very few people with any knowledge of literature who have not heard of the character Sherlock Holmes Beloved by readers for over a century Conan Doyle crafted a pompous and overly confident detective that always seems to be on the trail of ven the cleverest criminals But this review is not about Sherlock Holmes It is about the man who is responsible for influencing the creator of this character His name is Auguste Dupin a Frenchman This

created by Edgar Allan Poe in only three short stories but these stories really pack a punch and offer a very satisfying introduction to the detective fiction genre Poe s writing here is complex Although these stories appear short they should be read slowly and reuire a little concentration as usual because these stories Murders in the Rue Morgue Mystery of Marie Roget and the Purloined Letter feature very little action and are of a discussion of the science of deductive reasoning Although this is not for The Mephisto Threat (Paul Tallis everybody I believe Poe really shows off his literary genius here and can take credit for creating thentire mystery genre I decided to read Poe s Dupin stories after reading this xchange between Watson and Sherlock Holmes in A Study in Scarlet The mysteries themselves were well written the ndings unexpected However I didn t care for this as an audio book Accustomed to a cup Sherlock and Watson Poriot and Hastings I didn t care for the narrator being referred to as friend there was no relationship which made the connections to ach story shallowe. Omplete manual of detective theory and practice” Indeed Poe’s short mysteries inspired the creation of countless literary sleuths among them Sherlock Holmes Today the uniue Dupin stories still stand out as utterly ngrossing page turne.

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