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COME INTO MY PARLOR: Cave, Hugh B.

COME INTO MY PARLOR

Cave, Hugh B.

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ISBN 10: 1885941803 / ISBN 13: 9781885941800
Published by Crippen & Landru, Norfolk, Virginia, U.S.A., 2002
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Limited edition #237/250. Green cloth covered boards, titles in copper at spine, mild edge wear. Book body clean and tight, signed by author on limitation page, small chapbook laid-in. Color illustrated dust jacket, titles in orange and green, mild edge wear, price intact, archival Brodart protected. Signed by Author. Bookseller Inventory # 38007

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Title: COME INTO MY PARLOR

Publisher: Crippen & Landru, Norfolk, Virginia, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 2002

Binding: Cloth Covered Boards

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: Limited Edition

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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.
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