The Crime of the Congo

The Crime of the Congo Book By Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

The Crime of the Congo Book By Sir Arthur Conan Doyle: The Crime of the Congo is a 1909 book by British writer and physician Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, about human rights abuses in the Congo Free State, a private state established and controlled by the King of the Belgians, Leopold II. The book was intended as an exposé of the situation in the so-called Congo Free State (labelled a Read more

The Masque of the Red Death

The Masque of the Red Death Book By Edgar Allan Poe

The Masque of the Red Death Book By Edgar Allan Poe: “The Masque of the Red Death” (originally published as “The Mask of the Red Death: A Fantasy”) is a short story by American writer Edgar Allan Poe, first published in 1842. The story follows Prince Prospero’s attempts to avoid a dangerous plague, known as the Red Death, by hiding in his abbey. He, along with many other wealthy nobles, Read more