Wicked Writers

What really made their writings--and their lives--so unforgettable?

Hammett Framed
Orwell Framed
Oscar Framed

Dashiell Hammett

His stories made San Francisco famous. Are the places he wrote about still there?

George Orwell

Is he a Mother Goose for the new millennium?

Oscar Wilde

Did he know one secret too many? Is that what caused his downfall?

Lovecraft Framed
Poe Framed

H.P. Lovecraft

What drove his weird but compelling writings?

Edgar Allan Poe

Was his cat his muse?