Monday, January 19, 2009

Edgar A. Poe @ 200 today

Edgar Allan Poe was born on January 19th, 1809, in Boston, Massachusetts. A tragic, sad, pathetic life ... but an immortality that few dare to dream of and hardly anyone achieves. The impact of his work on Western literature is immeasurable. Please forgive the following horrible pun: His like shall be seen among us - nevermore!

I will celebrate the bicentenary by releasing this book in downtown Oslo today. I have a place all figured out. :-)

5 comments:

Paz said...

the first Goth and fantastic mind

The Cog said...

Oh, dear Poe....here is a bit different take on the writer:
http://www.tor.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=blog&id=11670

Margo said...

I love E. A. Poe! Thanks, I didn't know that this was his birthday.

Mombi said...

You should check out my husband's blog tribute (and artwork) today! He's the Norwegian Pirate in my blogroll...

Leisha Camden said...

Paz: the first goth ... and the first emo? ;-)

A.: thanks for the url, that's funny! :-D

Mombi: thanks for the tip, I love the portrait he's done!!

Margo: um ... hi! :-)