Back up to: The Essay
5/5 Kim Newman discusses Poe, the man and his alter-ego, looking at his story William Wilson.
4/5 Mark Lawson on the influence of The Murders in the Rue Morgue on modern crime fiction.
3/5 Louise Welsh exposes and dissects Edgar Allan Poe's gothic heart.
2/5 Joanne Harris discusses the women in Poe's life and the influence they had on his stories.
1/5 Andrew Taylor explores Poe's childhood in England and the inspiration behind his own novel