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Find the Woman TPB By Gelett Burgess
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Trade paperback. A madcap Arabian Nights fairy-tale of adventure, suspense, slapstick comedy, crime and sweet romance, 'Find the Woman' is one of the great Gelett Burgess’s most audacious and... More > most entertaining novels. Opening with a scene of pulp melodrama, Burgess plunges his hero into wild, surrealistic turmoil. There are jewel thefts, beautiful mystery women, baggy-pants comedians, and tall tales unfolding to reveal taller tales. What Burgess was thinking when he wrote 'Find the Woman' we will never know, but the modern reader will alternately gasp with amazement, tremble with excitement, and roar with laughter as a courageous — but confused — young man who may or may not be John Fenton pursues a lovely and enigmatic young woman who may or may not be Belle Charmion.< Less
Find the Woman By Gelett Burgess
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Hardcover. A madcap Arabian Nights fairy-tale of adventure, suspense, slapstick comedy, crime and sweet romance, 'Find the Woman' is one of the great Gelett Burgess’s most audacious and most... More > entertaining novels. Opening with a scene of pulp melodrama, Burgess plunges his hero into wild, surrealistic turmoil. There are jewel thefts, beautiful mystery women, baggy-pants comedians, and tall tales unfolding to reveal taller tales. What Burgess was thinking when he wrote 'Find the Woman' we will never know, but the modern reader will alternately gasp with amazement, tremble with excitement, and roar with laughter as a courageous — but confused — young man who may or may not be John Fenton pursues a lovely and enigmatic young woman who may or may not be Belle Charmion.< Less
Wrong Pidgeon By Raymond Chandler
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Chandler's final Marlowe short story. It later provided the basis of an episode for an HBO mini-series (1983–86) entitled Philip Marlowe, Private Detective and starring Powers Boothe as... More > Marlowe. Philip Marlowe is a fictional character created by Raymond Chandler in a series of novels including The Big Sleep and The Long Goodbye. Marlowe first appeared, under that name, in The Big Sleep, published in 1939. Chandler's early short stories, published in pulp magazines like Black Mask and Dime Detective, featured essentially identical characters with names like "Carmady" and "John Dalmas." Some of those short stories were later combined and expanded into novels featuring Marlowe, a process Chandler called "cannibalizing." When the non-cannibalized stories were republished years later in the short story collection The Simple Art of Murder, Chandler changed the names of the protagonists to Philip Marlowe.< Less
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Tarzan of the Apes By Edgar Rice Burroughs
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Tarzan of the Apes is a novel written by Edgar Rice Burroughs, the first in a series of books about the title character Tarzan. It was first published in the pulp magazine All-Story Magazine in... More > October, 1912. The character was so popular that Burroughs continued the series into the 1940s with two dozen sequels. For the novel's centennial anniversary, Library of America published a hardcover edition based on the original book in April 2012 with an introduction by Thomas Mallon (ISBN 978-1-59853-164-0).The novel tells the story of John Clayton, born in the western coastal jungles of equatorial Africa to a marooned couple from England, John and Alice (Rutherford) Clayton, Lord and Lady Greystoke. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tarzan_of_the_Apes Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
The Whistling Ancestors By Richard E. Goddard
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Hardcover. The plot pits a poor sidewalk artist against a fiendish mastermind who is not only intent on world domination, but determined to kill all white people and for reasons that are never made... More > entirely clear, wants to create nymphs, satyrs, and other Greek and Roman demigods through the miracle of vivisection! These characteristics alone would qualify Caspar Pettifranc to take his rightful place alongside John Sunlight, Wu Fang, Doctor Death and the other great villains of the American pulps, but Goddard doesn’t stop here. The author also makes Pettifranc a master of voodoo who thus can ring in zombies and the pantheon of loas. For reasons that the author allows to remain obscure, the loas are given to making odd whistling noises, hence the title of the book. Introduction by John Pelan.< Less
The Whistling Ancestors TPB By Richard E. Goddard
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Trade paperback. The plot pits a poor sidewalk artist against a fiendish mastermind who is not only intent on world domination, but determined to kill all white people and for reasons that are never... More > made entirely clear, wants to create nymphs, satyrs, and other Greek and Roman demigods through the miracle of vivisection! These characteristics alone would qualify Caspar Pettifranc to take his rightful place alongside John Sunlight, Wu Fang, Doctor Death and the other great villains of the American pulps, but Goddard doesn’t stop here. The author also makes Pettifranc a master of voodoo who thus can ring in zombies and the pantheon of loas. For reasons that the author allows to remain obscure, the loas are given to making odd whistling noises, hence the title of the book. Introduction by John Pelan.< Less
Satan's Sin House By Wayne Rogers
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This is the first volume of short stories by Wayne Rogers from the horror pulps. There will be more and in the introduction John Pelan tells why Rogers was so prolific and publishable. The... More > stories in this volume are: Satan’s Sin House, Dime Mystery Magazine, July 1937 Little Gods of Doom, Dime Mystery Magazine, January 1937 I Am a Frankenstein, Terror Tales, September 1940 Maniac’s Masterpiece, Terror Tales, December 1934* Substitute Corpses, Dime Mystery Magazine, January 1936 The Man Who Painted Pain, Terror Tales, July 1935 Hell’s Brew, Thrilling Mystery, January 1936 Temple of Torment, Dime Mystery Magazine, December 1934 Fresh Blood for Satan, Dime Mystery Magazine, December 1934* Harvest of Hate, Dime Mystery Magazine, January 1934* * Appeared under the name “H.M. Appel”< Less
The Fearsome Touch of Death By Robert E. Howard
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Robert Ervin Howard was an American pulp writer and is especially noted for his memorable depictions of "a sombre universe of swashbuckling adventure and darkling horror." He is well known... More > for having created the character Conan the Barbarian. This collection includes Howard’s short horror and fantasy stories, including the masterpiece “Pigeons from Hell,” which Stephen King calls “one of the finest horror stories of century,” a tale of two travelers who stumble upon the ruins of a Southern plantation–and into the maw of its fatal secret. In “Black Canaan” even the best warrior has little chance of taking down the evil voodoo man with unholy powers–and none at all against his wily mistress, the diabolical High Priestess of Damballah. In these and other lavishly illustrated classics, such as the nightmare “The Cairn on the Headland,” Howard spins tales of unrelenting terror, the legacy of one of the world’s great masters of the macabre.< Less
The Whistling Ancestors By Richard E. Goddard
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Hardcover. The plot pits a poor sidewalk artist against a fiendish mastermind who is not only intent on world domination, but determined to kill all white people and for reasons that are never made... More > entirely clear, wants to create nymphs, satyrs, and other Greek and Roman demigods through the miracle of vivisection! These characteristics alone would qualify Caspar Pettifranc to take his rightful place alongside John Sunlight, Wu Fang, Doctor Death and the other great villains of the American pulps, but Goddard doesn’t stop here. The author also makes Pettifranc a master of voodoo who thus can ring in zombies and the pantheon of loas. For reasons that the author allows to remain obscure, the loas are given to making odd whistling noises, hence the title of the book. Introduction by John Pelan.< Less