Edgar Allen Poe
By: Jeremy M. Williams
When many people think of the name Poe, it brings images of murderers, premature burials, and mysterious women who return from the dead. His stories fall under the categories: Detective fiction, and Science fiction. He, himself was seen as a morbid mysterious figure lurking in the shadow.
How much of Poe's Life was death?
Edgar A. Poe's life was filled to the brim with death! His father and mother both died when he was only 3. Then his foster mother and brother died. Then his wife!!! Most of them died of TB or mysterious causes.