To My Beloved Heart, The Last Journey of Edgar Allan Poe by James Marchiori

To My Beloved Heart, The Last Journey of Edgar Allan Poe by James Marchiori
Publisher: Self-Published
Genre: Sci-Fi/Fantasy, Horror, Historical
Length: Full Length (246 pages)
Rating: 4 Stars
Reviewed by Astilbe

A celebration of the Gothic gloom in a powerful and evocative theme through the nineteenth literary century. Gordon Pym, Alice in Wonderland and Jules Verne as a universal view of travelling. This novel pays tribute to Edgar Allan Poe and his tormented life. After his spouse’s death, Edgar, suffering from a devastating condition of neglect, leaves New York to save his soul from demons and desolation. Italy his destination. But soon after his departure, he needs to face the abyss he has continuously tried to escape. A terrible shipwreck forces him to cross the darkest lands of Europe. Backed by some enigmatic fellow travelers, he will find himself fighting for his own life, realizing it’s still worth it. But an unexpected mystery will upset his every perception and drive him to avenge an abominable outrage to his heart, his beloved heart.

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I was impressed with how accurately Mr. Marchiori captured Edgar Allan Poe’s voice. The narrator sounded and behaved exactly how I’d expect Poe to express himself. Everything from the language he used to how he interacted with other people felt like it was done by the man who wrote so many classic horror stories. There were times when I needed to remind myself that this was a work of fiction because it was so easy to forget that it wasn’t actually a biography.

There were a few mild pacing problems. I hesitated to even mention this because of how much I enjoyed the rest of this tale, but I did occasionally notice scenes that didn’t move quite as quickly as I thought they should have because of the descriptions of what characters or settings looked like. It would have been helpful if those scenes had matched the pacing of the rest of the storyline whether that meant speeding them up or slowing everything down a bit.

The ending was well written. Not only did it fit the characters perfectly, it threw in exactly the sorts of last-minute surprises I was hoping I’d find in this tale. I couldn’t have imagined a better way to wrap it all up. This was one of the reasons why I chose such a good rating for this tale. While the pacing was sometimes a little slow early on, the plot ended on such a strong note that I’m definitely going to be keeping an eye out for what the author comes up with next.

To My Beloved Heart, The Last Journey of Edgar Allan Poe should be read by anyone who loves Poe or the horror genre in general.

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