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The Poe Shadow
In Baltimore, 1849. Quentin Clark, a smart young lawyer, has everything one could hope for. He has a beautiful home, a solid legal practice, and an engagement to a lifelong friend. All of this is to fall by the wayside when he is compelled to watch a funeral that has only four witnesses and no service to speak of. There are no wreaths, there is no weeping. Imagine Quentin's disbelief to read in the paper of the death of Edgar Allan Poe, a writer for ...