Review: The Raven

Edgar Allan Poe introduced his 1840s readership to a new kind of fiction: detective novels. In his dark, twisted and often macabre books, criminals committed crimes and were typically identified and brought to justice by an officer of the law. But while his stories, including great horrors like ‘The Cask of Amontillado’, ‘The Murders in the Rue Morgue’, ‘The Pit and the Pendulum’ and ‘The Raven’ enjoyed some level of popular and critical success, Poe…Read More