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The Murders in the Rue Morgue

"The Murders in the Rue Morgue" is a short story by Edgar Allen Poe and one of the first in what eventually became known as the "detective story" genre.

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Auguste Dupin investigates a series of baffling deaths of Parisians, and reaches the astounding conclusion that killings were not murder per se but were carried out by a wild orangutan.

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