10 Crimes that Inspired Fiction

  10) The Telltale Heart by Edgar Allan Poe(1843)   Poe’s novel was inspired by the murder of Captain White. John Knapp hired a man named Richard Crowninshield to kill White on the night of April 6, 1830. The crime was described to him by Daniel Webster. 9) Crime and Punishment by Fydor Dostoyevsky(1866) HisContinue reading “10 Crimes that Inspired Fiction”

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