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Edgar Allan Poe (January 19, 1809 – October 7, 1849) was an American author, poet and considered part of the American romantic movement. Best known for his tales of mystery and the macabre, Poe was one of the earliest American practitioners of the short story, and is generally considered the inventor of the detective fiction. He was the first well-known American writer to try to earn a living through writing alone, resulting in a financially difficult life and career.
Truly one of the greats and a writer we greatly admire, it is impossible to name a favorite—from poetry to short stories—he is the master.