The Smiling Corpse was written in 1935 by Philip Wylie and features as characters in a murder mystery many of the big names of literature. In fact, S.S. Van Dine, Sax Rohmer, G.K. Chesterton and Dashiell Hammett are the detectives! J. Randolph Cox provides an introduction that places the book in its place historically and you provide the result: enjoyment of a wonderful period when murder was fun.
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Philip Wylie wrote many novels and is best known for "When Worlds Collide".
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Book Description Ramble House, 2011. Paperback. Book Condition: Brand New. 146 pages. 9.00x6.00x0.37 inches. This item is printed on demand. Bookseller Inventory # zk1605432083