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The Pale Blue Eye

The Pale Blue Eye

Author(s): Louis Bayard

Location(s): New York City (NYC)

Genre(s): Crime

Era(s): 1831



West Point on the Hudson.
A retired New York policeman is called to West Point Military Academy in 1831 to solve a gruesome murder and he seeks the help of cadet, Edgar Allan Poe, to help solve the case.

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As gory and melodramatic as Poe’s own writing …brilliantly plotted and completely absorbing, ending with the kind of shock that few novelists are able to deliver’ — Sunday Times

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