Thursday, May 20, 2010

Podcast: Who Murdered Mary Rogers (aka Marie Roget).

This Bowery Boys podcast looks at the 1841 murder of tobacconist shop clerk Mary Rogers, examining the possible suspects, discussing Edgar Allan Poe's version in "The Mystery of Marie Roget," and mentioning Daniel Stashower's The Beautiful Cigar Girl along the way.
About the image: Illustration for "The Mystery of Marie Roget." Tales of Mystery,  Imagination, and Humour; and Poems, by Edgar Allan Poe. London: Vizetelly, 1852. Frontispiece.

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