This is a SoundCraft Audiobooks production – enhanced with music and sound effects – of the third of Edgar Allan Poe’s early detective stories featuring his classic character C. Auguste Dupin. It is a celebrated tale of intrigue, blackmail, and mystery as only the master could tell it and a forerunner to the creation of the character of Sherlock Holmes.
When a member of the royal house has a sensitive document stolen, the police department turns in desperation to C. Auguste Dupin, amateur sleuth and renowned logician. Can the document be recovered before the blackmailer wins the day? Can Dupin solve the crime that has baffled all of the Parisian police force?
Find out in this classic tale of mystery and intrigue!