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Tales of mystery

Author: Bill Pronzini
Publisher: New York : Bonanza Books : Distributed by Crown Publishers, Inc., 1986, ©1983.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English
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A collection of the best stories from the great pulp magazines of the '40s and '50s, classics in the field such as Black Mask, Dime Detective, Detective Tales, The Shadow Magazine, and others.
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Detective and mystery fiction
Detective and mystery stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bill Pronzini
ISBN: 0517618192 9780517618196
OCLC Number: 13524408
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: Arbor House treasury of detective and mystery stories from the great pulps. New York : Arbor House, ©1983.
Description: 320 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction / [Bill Pronzini] --
Arson plus / Dashiell Hammett --
Knights of the open palm / Carroll John Daly --
The mopper-up / Horace McCoy --
Red pavement / Frederick Nebel --
Parlor trick / Paul Cain --
The living lie down with the dead / Cornell Woolrich --
Holocaust House / Norbert Davis --
Blue murder / Fredric Brown --
Hear that mournful sound / Dane Gregory --
The day nobody died / D.L. Champion --
Fatal accident / John D. MacDonald --
See no evil / William Campbell Gault --
Crime of omission / John D. MacDonald --
The girl in the golden cage / John Jakes.
Other Titles: Arbor House treasury of detective and mystery stories from the great pulps.
Responsibility: edited by Bill Pronzini.

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A collection of the best stories from the great pulp magazines of the '40s and '50s, classics in the field such as Black Mask, Dime Detective, Detective Tales, The Shadow Magazine, and others.

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