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Pulp fiction : the crimefighters

Author: Otto Penzler
Publisher: London : Quercus, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents 14 tales of crime and retribution from the Great, the Good and the Unknown: an anthology from the 1930s, when pulp fiction gave birth to the detective working the mean streets of the big  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery stories, American
Short stories
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Otto Penzler
ISBN: 1847240666 9781847240668
OCLC Number: 225564827
Notes: "Within these pages are the very best crime stories from the pulp magazines of the 1920s, 1920s and 1940s .. stories of the mean streets of New Yok, Los Angeles and Chicago ..."
Description: xv, 640 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: One, two, three / Paul Cain --
The creeping Siamese / Dashiell Hammett --
Honest money / Erle Stanley Gardner --
Frost rides alone / Horace McCoy --
Stag party / Charles G. Booth --
Double check / Thomas Walsh --
The city of Hell! / Leslie T. White --
Red wind / Raymond Chandler --
Wise guy / Frederick Nebel --
Murder picture / George Harmon Coxe --
The price of a dime / Norbert Davis --
Chicago confetti / William Rollins, Jr. --
Two murders, one crime / Cornell Woolrich --
The third murderer / Carroll John Daly.
Other Titles: Crimefighters
Responsibility: edited by Otto Penzler ; [introduction by Harlan Coben].

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This collection shows that some writing has an edge that time just can't dull.' Yorkshire Evening Post * Yorkshire Evening Post * Pulp fiction is a rich and glorious genre. Such is the intelligence Read more...

 
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