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Come Into My Parlor, Tales from Detective Fiction Weekly

Hugh B. Cave

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ISBN 10: 1885941803 / ISBN 13: 9781885941800
Editorial: Crippen & Landru, 2002
Condición: As New Encuadernación de tapa dura
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This is number 108 of 250 clothbound copies signed and numbered by Hugh B. Cave. Accompanying this copy is a separately printed pamphlet, Desparate Character by Cave. N° de ref. de la librería 000497

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Título: Come Into My Parlor, Tales from Detective ...

Editorial: Crippen & Landru

Año de publicación: 2002

Encuadernación: Cloth

Condición del libro:As New

Condición de la sobrecubierta: As New

Ejemplar firmado: Signed by Author(s)

Edición: First Edition

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Sinopsis:

Hugh B. Cave was one of the most popular and prolific writers during the Golden Age of the Pulp Magazines between the late 1920's and the early 1940's. His name on the cover of Dime Detective, Detective Fiction Weekly, Weird Tales, Short Stories, Clues, Argosy, Horror Story, Black Mask, Adventure, Astounding, and countless other all-fiction magazines guaranteed a story with vivid characters and crackling pace. In his new introduction, Cave writes, "What I had, in many of my tales for Detective Fiction Weekly, were folks like you and you and you, who never wore a policeman's uniform or were licensed to be crime fighters. These characters were just everyday people who became involved in crime-fighting more or less by "accident." And when I began writing that kind of story, with a hero who was not a professional crime-fighter but just an ordinary Joe like most of us, the editor of Detective Fiction Weekly liked them and so did the readers. There are several such tales in this collection, along with the usual kind of detective story. I think they are among the best of the pulp stories I wrote." Published in honor of Hugh B. Cave's 92nd birthday, Come Into My Parlor takes the reader back to the great age of the pulp detective story, and to the world of the late 1930's.

From Publishers Weekly:

Shamus winner Brendan DuBois, the author of Killer Waves and other novels in his Lewis Cole series, collects the Edgar-nominated title story and 10 other top-notch crime tales in The Dark Snow and Other Mysteries. An author foreword and checklist add further value.
Copyright 2002 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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