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The Pale Blue Eye: A Novel

Louis Bayard


The Pale Blue Eye: A Novel (2006) is an American mystery thriller by Louis Bayard.

Set in 1830, retired detective Augustus Landor is asked to investigate the death of a cadet at the West Point military academy.

Landor enlists the help of another cadet, Edgar Allan Poe. Edgar Allan Poe was in foster care as a child, and he was also at West Point as a young man.

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