An Unpardonable Crime

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2005
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This irresistible literary thriller set in early 1800s England involves a young Edgar Allan Poe and his schoolmaster, who must solve two murders, in settings ranging from the coal-cloaked urban jungle of London to the stark landscapes of rural Gloucestershire.
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Edgar Allan Poe is an American boy in England, a child standing on the edge of mysteries. In 1819, two Americans arrive in London. Soon afterward a bank collapses, a man is found horribly mutilated on a building site, and an heiress flirts with her inferiors. All the while, Poe's young schoolmaster struggles to understand what is happening before he and his loved ones are destroyed. But the truth, like the youthful Poe himself, has its origins in the New World as well as the Old—in a bitter episode of corruption during the War of 1812.

With settings ranging from the coal-scented urban jungle of late Regency London to the stark winter landscapes of a rural Gloucestershire, An Unpardonable Crime is a multi-layered literary murder mystery, a historical novel, and a love story. In addition to shedding fascinating light on Edgar Allan Poe, the book is a fast-paced suspenseful tale, filled with shocking revelations.

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subject_facet Americans -- England -- Fiction, Boys -- Fiction, Country homes -- Fiction, England -- Fiction, Inheritance and succession -- Fiction, Teacher-student relationships -- Fiction, Teachers -- Fiction
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