The Purloined Letter by Edgar Allan Poe (Book Analysis)

The Purloined Letter by Edgar Allan Poe (Book Analysis)

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This engaging summary presents an analysis of The Purloined Letter by Edgar Allan Poe, which is the second short story in Poe’s Extraordinary Stories series. This unconventional detective story revolves around a letter which has been stolen from a member of the royal family and the desperate search to retrieve it. Poe is best known for his mysterious and macabre poetry and short stories, and is often credited with being the inventor of the detective fiction genre. His works were highly influential on literature and his name is still recognised around the world. 

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•A complete plot summary
•Character studies
•Key themes and symbols
•Questions for further reflection

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Publication date
October 12, 2016
Paper ISBN
File size
1 MB