Masters of Noir, Volume 4
Lawrence Block, Mickey Spillane, Jonathan Craig, David Alexander, Harry Whittington, William Campbell Gault, Richard S. Prather,
This anthology good points the most recognized authors writing on the height in their careers! quantity 4 of grasp of Noir has the subsequent ten nice tales: THE PICKPOCKET through MICKEY SPILLANE, I DON'T idiot round by way of LAWRENCE BLOCK, guy WITH A SHIV by means of RICHARD WORMSER, THE FLOATER via JONATHAN CRAIG, SWAMP seek through HARRY WHITTINGTON, FACE OF EVIL through DAVID ALEXANDER, look after your self by way of WILLIAM CAMPBELL GAULT, the short LINE by way of artwork CROCKETT, CRIME OF ardour via RICHARD S. PRATHER, and LUST music via STUART FRIEDMAN
THE PICKPOCKET through MICKEY SPILLANE first seemed in Manhunt, December 1954.
I DON'T idiot round by way of LAWRENCE BLOCK first seemed in Trapped Detective tale journal, February 1961.
MAN WITH A SHIV via RICHARD WORMSER first seemed in Manhunt, December 1956.
THE FLOATER by way of JONATHAN CRAIG first seemed in Manhunt, January 1955.
SWAMP seek by way of HARRY WHITTINGTON first seemed in homicide, July 1957.
FACE OF EVIL by means of DAVID ALEXANDER first seemed in Manhunt, January 1957.
TAKE CARE OF your self through WILLIAM CAMPBELL GAULT first seemed in homicide, July 1957.
THE speedy LINE via paintings CROCKETT first seemed in Manhunt, December 1956.
CRIME OF ardour by way of RICHARD S. PRATHER first seemed in Manhunt, December 1954.
LUST track by means of STUART FRIEDMAN first seemed in Manhunt, December 1956.
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