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Is The Murders in the Rue Morgue by Edgar Allan Poe a mystery or is it not a mystery and why?

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It is a mystery and is often credited as one of the first detective stories.

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Yes, it is a mystery story. If you want it more concise, it is a detective story. This story contains mind games, puzzles and secret codes which is called cryptographs, which instills it a puzzling and mysterious piece of art. This book is about a murder of two women and how Dupin solved this complex case.