John Isaac Jones authors a new novel on Edgar Allan Poe

November 17 16:12 2022

Florida, United States – John Isaac Jones, author of the critically-acclaimed “The Bird of Time,” has written yet another captivating work of historical fiction in “A Quiet Madness: A biographical novel of Edgar Allan Poe.” 

This volume represents a page-turning narrative interwoven with the facts, fiction, and history of Poe’s life from just before his birth in a Boston funeral home until his death in a Washington, D.C. hospital. In between, readers will witness his early orphan years, his tumultuous relationship with his foster father, his scandalous affairs, his marriage to his thirteen-year-old first cousin Virginia Clemm and his glory days as a New York City literary scion. 

Within this framework, Jones has captured all the critical milestones in Poe’s literary career, including his short stories and his most famous poems, The Raven and Annabel Lee. 

Currently, “A Quiet Madness” is available on Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Apple and other major retail outlets both in the USA and overseas. Since its release, the book has received more than 300 reviews with an average rating of 4.2 out of five stars.  With a focus on both men and women aged 35-65 in the USA, Jones has crafted a work for people fascinated by Poe’s literary prowess. Readers will not only receive new insights into the habits and motivations of the man, but delve deeper into who he was and why he wrote about the bizarre subjects which made him world-famous.

About John Isaac Jones

Jones is a published author, renowned journalist, and long-time lover of words. Born in 1942, Jones began his writing career as a reporter with local newspapers in his native Alabama, later working for publications around the world including News of the World in London, The National Enquirer, The Sydney Morning Herald (Australia) and NBC television. Currently, Jones is living and writing at Merritt Island, Florida. He is the author of ten novels, two short story collections and five novellas. At the moment, he is writing a new book of biographical fiction with the working title “A Sagebrush Soul: A biographical novel of Mark Twain.”

Interested readers may view his works and receive updates on new releases at johnisaacjones.com.

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