Do you love a reading a good mystery? If so, you can thank Edgar Allan Poe who is believed to be the first to pen a modern detective mystery novel! Poe’s novel, Murders in the Rue Morgue, published in 1841, is thought to be the first of its kind. Stop by the library soon and check out one of the many mystery novels available at the Ola Library!
For more on the history of the mystery genre, check out these links!
If you love a good mystery you’ll want to read on!
List of top 100 Mystery novels of all time
History of the Mystery Genre