Pearl Matthew

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01. The Dante Club Читать →

Жанр: Исторический детектив In 1865 Boston, the literary geniuses of the Dante Club—poets and Harvard professors Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Dr. Oliver Wendell Holmes, and James Russell Lowell, along with publisher J. T. Fields—are finishing America’s first translation of The Divine Comedy and preparing to unveil Dante’s remarkable visions to the New World. The powerful Boston Brahmins at Harvard…

02. The Poe Shadow Читать →

Жанр: Исторический детектив MATTHEW PEARL”S second novel is based on what he calls “one of literary history”s most persistent gaps.” Edgar Allan Poe died, Pearl tells us, “at the age of 40 in a Baltimore hospital on Oct. 7, 1849, four days after being found in distress at Ryan”s inn and tavern.” The stubbornly unexplained gap occurred in…