Monday, June 3, 2013

Random fact Monday

Posted by Angel kk at Monday, June 03, 2013
Edgar Allan Poe wrote about death and all other things dark and macabre. His life itself is a pretty dark story. But his themes and his life are not the most creepy details about Mr. Poe. He wrote a short story in 1838, titled "The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket." In the story, three shipwreck survivors in an open boat kill and eat the fourth man, named Richard Parker. In 1884, (almost 50 years LATER) three real-life shipwreck survivors in an open boat killed and ate the fourth man, whose name was also Richard Parker. Source: Alan Vaughan, Incredible Coincidence: The Baffling World of Synchronicity (Lippincott, Philadelphia, PA, 1979).

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