The Mystery of Edwin Drood by Charles Dickens

April 27, 2010

Plot summary (with possible spoilers): Though the titular character is Edwin Drood, this unfinished novel revolves mostly around Drood’s uncle, John Jasper. Jasper is the choirmaster at Cloisterham Cathedral, and has a very sinister streak just below the surface. For one thing, he is an opium addict who thinks nothing of spending a night in […]