Harlan Coben introduces a selection of the greatest of the great from the golden age of pulp fiction. Here are 14 classic tales of virtue versus villainy that will keep you riveted to your seat. Legendary writers you've already heard of like Dashiell Hammet, Earle Stanley Gardner, Cornell Woolrich and Raymond Chandler are here. Legendary writers that you should have heard of like Frederick Nebel, Paul Cain, Carroll John Daly, George Harmon Coxe, Charles Booth, Leslie White, William Rollins, Norbert Davis, Horace McCoy and Thomas Walsh are also where they should be - with the greats. Tailor-made for both pulp novices and hard-boiled fans with a soft spot for the masters, this collection shows that some writing has an edge that time just can't dull.
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This collection shows that some writing has an edge that time just can't dull.' Yorkshire Evening Post
Pulp fiction is a rich and glorious genre. Such is the intelligence of the selection that there's ne'r a dull piece here.' Good Book GuideFrom the Back Cover:
These stories still cut, still tear, still even shock… these guys… went places maybe they shouldn't and we love them for it. Harlen Corben Some writing has an edge that time just can't dull. Welcome to the world of pulp fiction. Within these pages are the very best crime stories from the pulp magazines of the 1920s, 1930s and 1940s. These are stories of the mean streets of New York, Los Angeles and Chicago. These are stories in which danger and death are always just around the corner. These are the stories that created crime fiction as we know it today.
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Book Description Quercus, 2006. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P111905204566
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