Product DescriptionOn July 28, 1841, the body of Mary Rogers, a cigarette girl twenty years old, was found floating in the Hudson, and police are not regulated in New York was unable to solve the crime. A year later, a struggling writer named Edgar Allan Poe decided to take the case and sent his fictional detective, C. Auguste Dupin, to solve the baffling murder of Mary Rogers in “The Mystery of Marie Rog? T”. . . More>>

The Beautiful Cigar Girl: Mary Rogers, Edgar Allan Poe, and the Invention of Murder

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