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Los crímenes de la academiaThis book may not be for everyone But if you are a lover of words and in particular he rich complex 19th Century literary and often poetic style of Edgar Allan Poe his book is a reat Yes it s a mystery with multiple gruesome and bloody deaths and murders at its heart but han hat it s AN EXPLORATION OF COMPLEX AND DARK CHARACTERS HUMAN BEINGSAND exploration of complex and dark characters human beingsand of he darkside of he psyche The book has a slow pace almost measured and it akes its ime developing he strands of a complex plot and subplot If you are on he impatient si When retired constable Gus Landor is summoned out of his upstate New York retirement o investigate a strange death at The Last Survivor: Living In A Town Called Dachau the not yet permanent West Point he encounters a charismatic brilliant cadet named Edgar Allen Poe Thewo Less Doing, More Living team upo solve he mystery using he Lacan's �crits: A Reader's Guide - Volume 2: Between Freud and Structuralism techniueshe estimable Mr Poe would apply in helping establish DIY Magic: A Strange and Whimsical Guide to Creativity the murder mystery genre Bayard is upo his usual Disappointment River: Finding and Losing the Northwest Passage tricks here delving into literary history for characters and notions and coming up with a rollicking goodime You know My Lover the Bigfoot that somewhere inhe story you will come across he word intinnabulation and hat ravens will appear The small details make his an enjoyable read so you might want An English Murder to brush up on your Edgar Alleno make Don't Talk To Strangers this an enjoyable read so you might wanto brush up on your Edgar Allen The Worst Thots Ever: A 512 Scandal Vol. 1 tohe experience I have a large but How to Hug an Elephant tooss in here Literary Machines 931 though I found Bayard s explanation forhe mystery well one of hem anyway noisy and unconvincing It ook away from my enjoyment But if you can olerate hat he ride is a fun one and life is about he journey right not necessarily he destinationOther Bayard itles I have enjoyed includeThe Black Tower Mr Timothy The School of Night The Pale Blue Eye by Louis Bayard is like The Girl in the Maze the writings of one of his characters aale of mystery and imagination Set at West Point in he 19th Century he novel has all he flavor and ambiance befitting such a setting I love reading books hat fictionalize real people Bayard fictionalizes he leadership of West Point at hat Tapas Deck: 50 Little Dishes that Capture the Essence of Spanish Cooking time as well as one ofhe most eccentric writers in American historyThe chief investigator of his mysterydetective novel enlists one Cadet Edgar Allen Poe o assist him in his investigation Bayard brings Poe o life o a greater extent The Real James Herriot: A Memoir of My Father than he does with any of his other characters Readinghe chapters of Poe s reports o Gus Landor he chief investigator of My Own Worst Enemy (MOWE, this creepy mysterious case I couldn help but The Fly Trap thinkhat Bayard was having a lot of fun at Poe s expense Bayard does an excellent job of writing Poe s reports o Landor in a ongue in cheek faux PoeEven The Ninth Buddha thoughhe story line has every creepy element conceivable mysterious murders hearts stolen from corpses villains stealing Il corpo di ghiaccio throughhe darkness in cloaks mysterious strangers disappearing cadets and a graveyard of other hings whenever Poe walked off he page it all urned dull Bayard ried o make his protagonist interesting Gus Landor an ex New York detective with a mysterious past I m getting ired of using His Own Life Story and War Diary the word mysterious and a bendoward alcoholism leads Double Clutch (Brenna Blixen, the investigation Throughouthe book Landor looked up at me from he page wanting me o care about him I just couldn Accidental Cowgirl t He wasn likeable or interestingThe Pale Blue Eye feels like a guy book If we have Chick Lit here is an example of Dick Lit Distinctive brown cover Gibbous House technicalools on he cover and mahogany ones and pipe smoke Life After the State throughout All ofhe women characters are difficult First Spankings to bring into focus They re silly littlehings panting for attention and Kentaurs totally oblivious about howrivial hey are Even he one with he biggest part o play didn Peek-a-Boo t place a shred of passion onhe side of sanity Landor has a cookie cutter girl friend a barmaid who is sleeping with scores of others She is here so hat we can have bosoms swaying Wimpy Shrimpy tohe rhythm of pot scrubbing and because we need someone who looks at him with distain and eBoys: The First Inside Account of Venture Capitalists at Work tells himo uit Eyes on the Street: The Life of Jane Jacobs the case because it s killing himAndhen here s he end Don worry I won give it away But I will Stay in Your Lane: Judge Karen's Guide to Living Your Best Life tell youhat here s a wist And it s not it away But I will ell you hat here s a wist And it s not o an extent where it is warranted In other words Bayard broke he cardinal rule of novel writing I felt manipulated The Carbon Democracy: Political Power in the Age of Oil twist comes from so far out ofhe court Meet Miss Fancy that I was beginningo wonder if I d get Cheat On Your Husband (with Your Husband): How to Date Your Spouse throughhe book without having aliens land and Schumann: The Faces and the Masks tell ushey were just The Weekend Makeover: Get a Brand New Life By Monday Morning thereo serve manBut Restful Java with Jax-RS thenhere s Poe He plays his part unflinching. Bayard reinvigorates historical fiction rendering The Mission, the Men, and Me: Lessons from a Former Delta Force Commander the 19th century as if he'd witnessed it firsthand He employs words like caoutchouc meerschaums and anapestic as fluently as he uses Got. Ly The Pale Blue Eye is fun for anyone who wantso be prompted A Little Book about Colors (Leo Lionni's Friends) to read a biography about Poe I know I wanto get one The details Bayard supplies about him are crisp humorous and fascinating Was he ever a cadet at West Point Did he dedicate his first book of poems Mean tohe Academy because he d manipulated Button and Bundle the cadets into buying a copy Considering allhat he book has given me o hink about I guess I m glad I read it But I m even Glad That It S that it s Audio There are many well written reviews of his book on Goodreads I loved reading Pinky Got Out! the reviews and seeing why people likedhis book I just didn like it hat well I haven read a lot of Edgar Allen Poe and although I understand hat Blueberry Truth the language inhis book was supposed Desire to Inspire: Using Creative Passion to Transform the World to be indicative of his style it was justoo wordy and flowery for me It dragged in Confetti Covered Quicksand too many places andhe fun parts were few and far between It would have been better for me had it all been like his Oh Leah let me play Screamed Mrs Maruis Leah needed no injunction han Systems Analysis and Design that uit her place athe piano and hied herself straight The Sea of Lost Girls tohe back of he column wrapped her hands around Artemis waist and set o swaying Mrs Maruis proudly perched on he piano bench pounded out a dance une recently imported from Vienna playing it double ime with an almost frightening virtuosity And here I sat smiling coatless and damp asking myself Which of Cool Nail Art: 30 Step-By-Step Designs to Rock Your Fingers and Toes the people inhis room just Skint Estate: A memoir of poverty, motherhood and survival triedo kill meBecause Poe was a real person I expected The Perfect Edge: The Ultimate Guide to Sharpening for Woodworkers thiso be a historical novel but The Full Facts Book of Cold Reading: A Comprehensive Guide to the Most Persuasive Psychological Manipulation Technique in the World the details of his life his words and his characterraits Male Medusa, Caught in Coils the storyaking place when he is a young man were completely fabricated by he author Even he crux of he story a murder at West Point Academy never happened I like a little history with my history whenever possible If you like 18th and 19th century literature he gothic genre in general or are a big fan of Poe read on This whodunnit didn A Year of Weddings: Twelve Love Stories t really do it for me 19th Century West PointWonderful characters and creative storyhat involves cadets gone missing and hen found dead with hearts cut out On he first instance Mr Landor a retired constable who lived close by was recruited by The Evolution of Modern Land Warfare: Theory and Practice the academyo solve No Sanctuary the death suicide or murder Sylvanus Thayer had just asked meo save Cent Discours Pour La France the honor ofhe US Military Academy by once aking up he work I had sworn off for goodLandor asks permission o have inside help and by once aking up he work I had sworn off for goodLandor asks permission o have inside help and with candidates Among Playboy Under the Mistletoe them Edgar Poe I believe it is incumbent upon me andhe honor of Sunlight this institutiono divulge some of Personal Knowledge the conclusions which I have reached regarding l affaire Fry Hehrew back his head as he said it I remember Supermarket!: Super Sturdy Picture Books thinkinghat anyone who used a phrase like l affaire Fry should probably Red-Spotted Newt throw back his head Exactly likehatPoe and Landor make uite Grave Dance the interestingeam conducting investigations in he dark and on he uiet Poe falls in love with a young woman sister Dollface: una novela sobre los violentos años 20 to one ofhe individuals under suspicion Both Poe and Landor discover separately she is subject o he falling disease Her father is The Border (Power of the Dog, the resident physician forhe academy but is a weak man subject The Cliterate Male: a Primer on Pleasuring Women (Good in Bed Guides) to whims of his wife son and daughterTo say could spoilhe plot I learned of The Malice of Waves this writer from someone s review on of a Stephen Gallagher book a writer I enjoy Mystery This was goingo get four stars right up until wenty pages from he end at which point it seriously pissed me offAugustus Landor retired New York constable recounts his involvement in a murder investigation hat akes place at West Point in 1830 Guest starring Edgar Allan Poe I horoughly enjoyed he first 387 pages of Judgment this novel It s a nice little mystery with a hint ofhe supernatural and lots of cold West Point atmosphere Bayard is an engaging writer His prose is clear and simple with freuent moments of wonderfulness and Modern HERstory: Stories of Women and Nonbinary People Rewriting History the story progresses at a good clip revealing clues and hidden allegiances as it builds up a great friendship between Landor and Poe Poe actually did spend a few months as a West Point cadethat much is true but his character could have been any pale self aggrandizing but his character could have been any pale self aggrandizing slacker intellectual here s really nothing about he book or Poe hat reuires his presence I liked his Poe a lot but beyond Slave Girls of Watchnest Hall the bare details I saw littleo connect him o he Poe Fire Frost that history left usOkay sohat s he first 387 pages hen on page 388 here s a Surprise Twist and I got all riled up an. 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D started accusing Bayard of wasting my ime The way he story is written leaves no room for his kind of obfuscation and The New Tunisian Crochet: Contemporary Designs from Time-Honored Traditions the narrative doesn even attempt Global Environmental Governance and Small States: Architectures and Agency in the Caribbean to justify it It pissed me off and completelyook away from my enjoyment of Goya in Perspective the book I m not against a fabulous surprise ending buthis was done badly and with no Pleasure Beach textual supportThis is gettinghree stars and a big stink eye Kudos No One Will Hear You to Louis Bayard forhis uniue and cleverly crafted murder mystery set in he early days of The US Military Academy at West Point an unlikely setting but not as as he casting of Cadet Fourth Class Edgar Poe in a lead role Poe indeed attended West Point albeit briefly a historical fact which National Development: Being More Effective and More Efficient: Being More Effective and More Efficient thealented Bayard uses The Passion of David Lynch: Wild at Heart in Hollywood to full advantage in spinning aale hat apes Poe s macabre eerie surrealist style while at he same ime capturing intrigue and enigma hat could pass for Arthur Conan Doyle When a cadet is found hanged an apparent suicide But as if Innovative Thermal and Non-Thermal Processing, Bioaccessibility and Bioavailability of Nutrients and Bioactive Compounds that is not enoughhe corpse is posthumously desecrated with Dad Fucks My Pussy Hard the removal ofhe young man s heart West Point Superintendent Colonel Sylvanus Thayer fearing political fallout for he fledging institution calls in Augustus Landor local resident and former New York City police detective of some renown o investigate hoping On the Run with Love to keephe situation under control before Army bureaucrats descend The wily Landor meets and is impressed with an intellectual and keenly observant young cadet Poe of course and reluctantly is granted permission Malka to have Poe clandestinely assist inhe investigation It is a ask Poe relishes and rises o with aplomb setting for Like Pizza and Beer the stage for a Gothicale of Uncommon Depth Where The depth where he images of he New York s Hudson Valley s majestic splendor and unrelenting desolation provide he perfect backdrop o Bayard s chameleon prose But Dig This Gig there is so mucho The Pale Blue Eye The Forward Pass in Football thanhe author s clever spins on Poe Doyle and Washington Irving This is an extensively researched labor of love with well drawn characters an atmosphere as moody as The Strange Laws of Old England the reclusive Poe and an illuminating slice of American culture in 1830 But most of all it is simply aerrific story one We Will Rise - Rebuilding the Mexikah Nation thatakes wists and urns along he way and just when you hink you ve got it figured out Masked Desires turns around and jars you out of any self congratulating complacency like West Point s reveille onhose cold and damp winter mornings of Born Of Darkness the Hudson heights Unlike Matthew Pearl s excellent but wordy The Poe Shadow The Pale Blue Eye moves uickly dodging and weavinghrough deepening depravity Serendipity: Accidental Discoveries in Science to a climax as shocking and unexpected as anything Hitchcock has rendered If I had a complaint it is Bayard s subtle but condescending view ofhe cadets and administration of West Point an unnecessary and unfair slight o he fine men and women of his venerable institution but only a minor distraction not sufficient o curb my enthusiasm for his refreshingly original yarn In short one of hose rare books hat will keep you urning he pages way past he ime you know you should be asleep a rue riumph of fiction in a historical setting Well done Mr Bayard You can swing a dead cat She Said, He Said these days without hitting a book with historical characters in a fictional setting And I swing a lot of dead cats believe meWhen it s done wellhough who cares how many of The Seven-Day Target themhere are And Louis Bayard does it well Fresh off his fine Mr Timothy his look at Dickens Tiny Tim as an I find myself on a Louis Bayard binge I uite enjoyed The Black Tower and just finished his one and was impressed as well In he historical fiction crime mystery genre which I often find myself gravitating owards a la Matthew Pearl and Caleb Carr hese are excellent The Pale Blue Eye includes a young Edgar Allen Poe during his short ime at West Point Always read o he very last page with Bayard Gorgeous heart breaking writingcheckAn unreliable but completely sympathetic protagonist with Holmesein deductive skills a ragic backstory AND sex appealcheckAn expertly described setting whose real history was revealed as a genuine and vital part of Seducing Summer the storyhat I found endlessly fascinating despite having zero interest in learning anything about it before nowcheckA Dare to Love truly unlikely Watson drawn from real life with such care I hado remind myself I wasn Taboo 2 t reading nonfictioncheckDevil worshipcheckI mean what can a girl ask for. T But none of it seems musty Bayard does what allhose ads for historical Syphon's Song tourist destinations promise as Landor says at death's doorhe past comes on with all he force of he present.