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Hi, I don bnot know if you can help me, but can you do me a favor and try to characterize "Dupin" from "the murders in the rue morgue"? I do not get it?what a person is he?
-- Anonymous, June 11, 2001
A young man from good family down in his fortune, avid reader, thinker, develops a method of analysing truth and human character similar to poe's, that is, a combination of science and intuitional insight. Like Sherlock Holmes and all the lone wolf, ingenius, gentlemen amateur detectives that ever aided the poor, simplistic police- and for handsome pay("The Purloined letter")!
-- Anonymous, June 12, 2001