Edgar Allan Poe (Jan 19, 1809 – Oct 7, 1849) was an American author, poet, editor, and literary critic, considered part of the American Romantic Movement. Best known for his tales of mystery and the macabre, and is generally considered the inventor of the detective fiction genre. Poe and his works influenced literature in the United States and around the world He was the first well-known American writer to try to earn a living through writing alone, resulting in a financially difficult life and career.
At the steeple, she saw a small opening she wished to look through. While standing on Pompey's shoulders, she pushed her head through the opening. She realized that she was in the face of a giant clock. As she gazed out at the city beyond, she finally found that the sharp minute hand has begun to dig into her neck… What happened next? Read the story to know!