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Titre : The Paul Cain Omnibus: Every Crime Story and...
Éditeur : U.S.A.: Mysterious Press/Open Road
Date d'édition : 2013
Reliure : Soft cover
Etat du livre : New
Edition : 1st Edition
2013. Trade Paperback. First edition. First Printing. So stated on the copy right page. This book is now completely sold out from the publisher. Paul Cain was one of the great masters of the hard-boiled, noir, crime stories. They first appeared in the pulp magazine "Black Mask" and are here reprinted exactly as they first appeared. 386 pp. 14 stories. Among them, "Chinaman's Chance", "Death Song" and "Parlor Trick". Also included is his classic novel, "Fast One", as originally published. There is also a glossary giving the publication history of each story. An intro by Boris Dralyuk, an Afterword by Keith Alan Deutsch. It is Illustrated by Arthur Rodman Bowker. Paul Cain, who was a bit of a mystery himself, has long been known as among the best of the Black Mask authors, and this colletion gives him the handsome treatment he deserves. BRAND NEW UNOPENED COPY. Mint in illustrated wraps. N° de réf. du libraire 7809
Synopsis : Fifteen stories and one novel?hard-boiled classics by an undisputed master
Following gangsters, blackmailers, and gunmen through the underbelly of 1930s America on their journeys to do dark deeds, Paul Cain?s stories are classics of his genre. The protagonists of ambiguous morality who populate Cain?s work are portrayed with a cinematic flair for the grim hardness of their world. Fast One, Cain?s only novel, was originally serialized in Black Mask in the 1930s. It introduces us to Gerry Kells, a hard-nosed criminal who still holds fast to his humanity in a Los Angeles that?s crooked to the core.
This collection presents Cain?s classic crime writing to a contemporary audience.
Fifteen classic hard-boiled stories by an undisputed master
Following gangsters, blackmailers, and gunmen through the underbelly of 1930s America on their journeys to do dark deeds, Paul Cain?s stories are classics of his genre. The protagonists of ambiguous morality who populate Cain?s work are portrayed with a cinematic flair for the grim hardness of their world.
This collection presents Cain?s classic crime stories to a contemporary audience.
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