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Murder Off the Rack: Critical Studies of Ten Paperback Masters (Hardback)
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Murder Off the Rack: Critical Studies of Ten Paperback Masters (Hardback)

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£49.95
Hardback 188 Pages / Published: 01/09/1989
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Contributors and their subjects include Donald E. Westlake on Peter Rabe, Loren D. Estleman on Donald Hamilton, Bill Crider on Harry Whittington, Marvin Lachman on Ed Lacy, Max Allan Collins on Jim Thompson, Jon L. Breen on Vin Packer, George Kelley on Marvin H. Albert, Ed Gorman on Charles Williams, Will Murray on Don Pendleton and the Executioner series, and Dick Lochte on Warren Murphy. Each essay concludes with a checklist of the book titles discussed.

Publisher: Scarecrow Press
ISBN: 9780810822320
Number of pages: 188
Weight: 363 g
Dimensions: 223 x 142 x 17 mm


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...a necessity for those who do not believe that the history of mystery fiction ended with Mickey Spillane, and that everything since his time can be lumped together as 'contemporary' and dismissed. * The Armchair Detective *
Each writer covered here deserves renewed attention...A very interesting book. * Coast Book Review Service *
...an excellent book... * Paperback Parade *
The materials for...a history of popular taste are what Jon L. Breen and Martin Harry Greenberg offer us... * Modern Fiction Studies *
A smart beginning into the publishing history of the paperback mystery originals and their authors. * Murder Ad Lib *

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