Edgar Allan Poe: The Fever Called Living

Fever Called Living

Review: Edgar Allan Poe: The Fever Called Living by Paul Collins, 2014.

Like his subject, Collins is “clever with his pen” and touches on every aspect of Edgar A. Poe’s life. It’s all here in a shade over 100 pages: Poe the poet and soldier, Poe the hoaxer and ghost-writer, Poe the critic, Poe the cryptographer, Poe the orphan, Poe the journalist and editor, and, of course, the Poe who wrote famous stories of murder, mutilation, and obsession. Continue reading