crime_fiction

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Edgar Allan Poe

19 January 1809 - 7 October 1849

Was Born in January 19th 1809 in Boston Massachusetts. Edgar never know his father as he left when Edgar was just a baby, His mother died when he was three from tuberculosis. He had a brother and a sister but was separated when he moved in with John and Frances Valentine Allan in richmond Virginia. He was discouraged from writing by John who wanted him to take after the business, so he wrote poems on the back of some business papers. His first famous piece of writing was a poem called The Raven. His writing falls under Historical Crime as it’s in the past.

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

May 22, 1859 - July 7, 1930

Agatha Christie

1890 - 12 January 1986

Ian Fleming

28 may 1908 - 12 August 1964

P.D. James

3 August 1920 - 27 November 2014

Stephen King

21 September 1947 - Present

Kathy Reichs

7 July 1948 - Present

Kerry Greenwood

17 June 1954 - Present

Stieg Larsson

15 August 1954 - 9 November 2004

John Grisham

8 February 1955 - Present