The man who was Poe by Avi

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In Providence, R.I., in 1848, Edgar Allan Poe reluctantly investigates the problems of eleven-year-old Edmund, whose family has mysteriously disappeared and whose story suggests a new Poe tale with a ghastly final twist.

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StatementAvi
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LC ClassificationsPZ7.A953 Mb 1989
The Physical Object
Pagination213 p. ;
Number of Pages213
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Open LibraryOL24369119M
ISBN 100380711923
ISBN 109780380711925
OCLC/WorldCa24223762

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The Man Who Was Poe is a historical mystery with Edgar Allan Poe as a character in this fictional novel by Avi. This novel might be classified as a puzzle mystery. The setting is early nineteenth-century Providence, Rhode Island.

Edmund's mother is missing. His aunt went looking for /5(8). Praise for THE MAN WHO WAS POE "The writing is that of a true master a suspenseful, thought-provoking novel."- CHILDREN'S BOOK REVIEW SERVICE" an intricate detective story with the lurking menace of the real Poe's short stories."-THE BULLETIN.

Library of Congress Best Book of the Year NCTE Notable Children's Book/5(40). Edgar Allan Poe (/ p oʊ /; born Edgar Poe; Janu – October 7, ) was an American writer, poet, editor, and literary is best known for his poetry and short stories, particularly his tales of mystery and the macabre.

He is widely regarded as a central figure of Romanticism in the United States and of American literature as a whole, and he was one of the country's. Read new romance book reviews, posts from your favorite authors, samples, exciting digital first publications and e-book specials.

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This novel might be classified as a puzzle mystery. The setting is early nineteenth-century Providence, Rhode Island.

Edmund's mother is missing. His aunt went looking for her and now she's missing too. Edmund and his sister need food.5/5(4). LibraryThing Review User Review - nsenger - LibraryThing.

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Tone When he returns to the hotel his sister is missing. A mysterious man named "Mr. Dupin" agrees to help. They watch Santa Claus, now a thin short man deprived of Christmas, and Poe wonders what Earth must be like without the holiday.

Bierce than fades to dust, as his last book is burned. Blackwood thinks it's time to retreat to another planet, but Poe refuses. As the rocket lands, Poe rages against it in fury. In Avi wrote a multilayered, haunting tribute to this literary master, The Man Who Was Poe. When working on the book, Avi resided in Providence, Rhode Island, and focused the novel on the brief period of time Poe also lived there, Novemberwhile he was courting Mrs.

Sarah Helen Whitman. What makes this book stand out is that Poe took an ordinary premise and somehow managed to imbue it with suspense and a fear of the unknown. This book is definitely one of Edgar Allan Poe best books as it showcases Poe at his creative best.

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As a newcomer to Providence, Rhode Island, ineleven-year-old Edmund is at a loss when his aunt and sister mysteriously disappear and he welcomes the help offered by an odd stranger known as Mr. Dupin. This summary of The Man Who Was Poe includes a complete plot overview – spoilers included.

We’re considering expanding this synopsis into a full-length study guide to deepen your comprehension of the book and why it's important. A man who calls himself Dupin (but who is really Edgar Allan Poe) promises to help Edmund find his mother but in reality seems to be researching a new story.

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Readers familiar with Poe’s writing will also notice themes present in The Man Who Was Poe which are central to Poe’s own writing, such as death, twins, the supernatural, and premature burial.

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Description. This dark, spooky tale of suspense is a superb way to introduce young adults to one of early America's greatest writers. Masterfully imitating the macabre tone of Poe's fiction, Avi spins a tale of a young boy who asks Edgar Allan Poe to help him escape a plot of murder, calculation, and deception.

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I will be very /5(8). Adumbrated by Coleridge and given early expression in Edgar Allan Poe's The Poetic Principle, the doctrine had been evolving ever since the Romantic period and was widely popular at the time Shaw was writing.

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The Man Who Was Poe audiobook, by Avi A mystery of uncertainties and distrust envelops young Edmund as he desperately searches for his missing mother in the murky streets of Providence, Rhode Island in His aunt, who went in search of her, is now dead.

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and that's it, man. poe continues to spiral down into an ob-- a [bleep] oblivion. they find him laying in a gutter in baltimore, they take him to a hospital, where he dies. so poe's dead. griswold wanted poe to seem like a monster, so [bleep] griswold proceeds to write these scathing biographies of edgar allan poe.

he was a drunk. he was always. The plot of The Man Who Was Poe mirrors the tradition of detective stories, which Edgar Allan Poe established with his groundbreaking works. The story takes place during Poe's lifetime, specifically during the winter ofand includes Edgar Allan Poe as one of its major characters.

The Man Who Was Poe Book Information. Title: The Man Who Was Poe. Author: Avi. Isbn: In Providence, R.I., inEdgar Allan Poe reluctantly investigates the problems of year-old Edmund, whose family has mysteriously disappeared and whose story suggests a new Poe tale with a ghastly final twist.

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Guestbook. Please sign the guestbook. Tell us who you are and what you think of the site. If you have a favorite story or poem by Edgar Allan Poe, tell us what it is and why its your favorite. If Poe's ghost ever visits this site, he'll know who his fans are!. Within a year Poe helped make the Messenger the most popular magazine in the south with his sensational stories and his scathing book reviews.

Poe soon developed a reputation as a fearless critic who not only attacked an author’s work but also insulted the .The Poe's Stories quotes below are all either spoken by The Old Man or refer to The Old Man.

For each quote, you can also see the other characters and themes related to it (each theme is indicated by its own dot and icon, like this one:).Born on the 19th of January,in the city of Boston, Massachusetts, Edgar Allan Poe was very much an author of his time, as he was the second child born to the English actress Elizabeth Arnold Hopkins Poe, along with the actor David Poe, Jr.

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