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!