Happy almost Halloween! I like to stick to themes in my quotes, but this week I’m changing the theme to something more seasonal. More fitting the current mood and celebrations, with your indulgence.
So this week, we have a writer born in the city of Boston in January 19th 1809. He is considered the inventor of detective fiction, despite being best known for tales of the macabre. Without going into too much detail (as I suspect most of you out there know it by now) he died on October 7th, 1849 at the age of 40. The cause of his death is a mystery but is likely to be a combination if illness and drug abuse. Without further ado:
“I became insane, with long intervals of horrible sanity.” – Edgar Allen Poe.
As always this is for:
See you next week with another!