Showing posts with tag: Edgar Allan Poe
On Sunday an old drunken master of the short story, Edgar Allan Poe, is getting a funeral party in Baltimore. It’s one of the strangest things I’ve ever come across.
Some of the details of Poe’s death are a mystery, since people were in general indifferent to him during his lifetime. It’s generally accepted that he was found unconscious in a Baltimore street one day, and died shortly afterwards in hospital.Read more →