I reblog this every time I see it. I just cant
THIS IS WHERE THE MEME CAME FROM
Seriously, though, the French LOVED Edgar Allan Poe,thanks in particular to Jules Verne.
He even wrote a sequel to Poe’s only novel,and numerous essays about how great an author Poe was.
By all accounts, Poe (who lived a penniless life in the US)really *was* baffled by all of this.
Reblogging because I never saw that part before!
By Kate Beaton, at Hark! A Vagrant.
found @ 26 likes ON 2019-10-28 14:48:08 BY ME.ME