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CORNUCOPIA OF CRIME: stories and Summations by means of Francis M. Nevins

Over the previous forty years Francis M. Nevins has written novels and brief tales in addition to training legislation and instructing at universities. yet something he has excelled at is writing approximately fellow secret writers. he is recognized a number of the giants of the sector and has written at the least of the best biographies of all time, these of Cornell Woolrich and the writing crew referred to as Ellery Queen.

Here he has amassed a few of his most sensible and most vital writings approximately writers in a single large 420-page tome from Ramble apartment. The desk of Contents offers you an concept of the scope of the book.


I. INTRODUCTION....................... 13
II. TITANS....................... 21
Erle Stanley Gardner
Cornell Woolrich
Ellery Queen
Anthony Boucher
III. chilly CASES....................... 105
Anthony Abbot
Cleve F. Adams
John Lawrence
Milton Propper
William Ard
IV. PROFILES....................... 181
Michael Avallone
Edward D. Hoch
Harry Stephen Keeler
John Lutz
John D. MacDonald
Jack Ritchie
V. BROTHER AGENTS....................... 229
James Atlee Phillips
David Atlee Phillips
VI. PLEASE learn prior to THE lighting fixtures DIM.....265
VII. POETIC PUZZLEMENT....................... 353
element Blank
Bernard Herrmann
Boucher and Sherlock Holmes
Notes on Crime exhibits of TV’s Golden Age
IX. BITS AND PIECES....................... 389
X. FOR THE ABSENT....................... 401
Christianna Brand
Ray B. Browne
Joe L. Hensley
Edward D. Hoch
Stuart M. Kaminsky
Joseph H. Lewis
Aaron Marc Stein

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