"We are in the middle of discussing Edgar Allen Poe and his short story The Murders in the Rue Morgue"

Ruby's new class is reading The Murders in the Rue Morgue by Edgar Allen Poe. Published in 1841, the short story is known for being the first detective story.  The story follows a man who solves the murders of two women. In the story, the murderer is an animal.

Wikipedia: The Murders in the Rue Morgue