Collection Harry Dickson , 115pp , ABOUT THE AUTHOR :: Jean Ray is the most used pseudonym Jean Raymond Marie Kremer ( July 8, 1887 - September 17 , 1964) , Belgian writer of horror stories and fantastic . He was born on July 8, 1887 , Belgian parents. His life was a constant adventure . Sentenced to six years in prison for embezzlement (he was released after two years ) , at 16 embarked on a German sailboat bound for Chile in the Strait of Magellan. He sailed the 7 seas for 20 years, besides being an arms dealer and alcohol, as part of the Rum Row. While there are those who deny this adventurous version of the author's life , the discussion becomes meaningless when reading his work and find details of a life not limited by borders rígidas.Jean Ray also wrote under other pseudonyms (such as John Flanders ) and created a police series called Harry Dickson (Band spider , the street of Lost Head ... ), compared to a kind of Sherlock Holmes American . Cover of the novel Malpertuis of Jean Ray , 1943. Malpertuis [edit · edit code ] His most famous novel , Malpertuis , chronicles the life inside a house ruled by a dying millionaire whose death, his will cause unexpected changes among their relatives and nearby . Claustrophobic environments , passion and terror, are combined in a delirious end unexpected and fantastic. It was filmed in 1971 by Harry Kümmel and starring Orson Welles in the role of Cassavius . Other important works are: The twenty-five best black and fantastic stories and tales of Canterbury recently . The first is a collection of short stories whose common denominator is fiction , mystery, horror and suspense . Surely Kremer , manages to capture in environments sometimes sordid role, but in other normal occasions , where the circumstances and facts reported , hover over their characters tragedy, told in an engaging manner and detail . No doubt his adventurous life contributed greatly in style, characterized by function in various scenarios. In The Canterb
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Descripción Júcar. Harry Dickson, 38., Madrid., 1973. 18 x 11. 115 págs. Nº de ref. de la librería 105877