Review of “The Business Man” (1840)
Edgar Allan Poe (writer).
Read in 2022.
A man gifted with a strong sense of order and method by a bump on the head progresses through a series of eight occupations.
The best of Poe’s paradoxical juxtapositions of dignified narration with undignified contents.
References here: “Diddling” (1843), “The Search: Part 2” (1994).