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The Purloined Letter by Edgar Allan Poe

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The Purloined Letter
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Publisher: eBooks@Adelaide
ISBN/ASIN: 089598752X

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The brilliant Monsieur C. Auguste Dupin uses psychological reasoning to deduce the hiding place of a stolen letter. First published in 1841, this interesting story marks the introduction of the mystery and the private investigator.

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