Murder Off the Rack: Critical Studies of Ten Paperback Masters
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PortraitJon L. Breen, Professor / Librarian at Rio Hondo College in Whittier, CA, is the author of four novels, most recently Touch of the Past (Walker, 1988), and a double Edgar winner in the biographical / critical category for What About Murder? and Novel Verdicts (Scarecrow, 1981, 1984). Martin Harry Greenberg, Professor of Political Science at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, is the editor of hundreds of short story anthologies, most of them in the science fiction or mystery fields.
Pressestimmen...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
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: SCARECROW PRESS INC
Erscheinungsdatum: September 1989
Seitenanzahl: 188 Seiten