Book of Answers: C. Auguste Dupin

“What detective did Edgar Allen Poe invent? C. Auguste Dupin, the coolly logical amateur sleuth of three stories published in the 1840s: ‘The Murders in the Rue Morque,’ ‘The Mystery of Marie Roget,’ and ‘The Purloined Letter.’”

Excerpted from: Corey, Melinda, and George Ochoa. Literature: The New York Public Library Book of Answers. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1993.

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