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Night and fear: a centenary collection of stories

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Publisher:
Carroll & Graf,
Pub. Date:
2004.
Language:
English
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Cornell Woolrich published his first novel in 1926, and for four decades his fiction riveted the reading public with mystery, suspense, and horror. America's most popular pulps—Dime Detective, Black Mask, and Detective Fiction Weekly—published hundreds of his stories. Classic films like Hitchcock's Rear Window, Truffaut's The Bride Wore Black and Mississippi Mermaid, Tournier's Black Alibi, and Siodmak's Phantom Lady, as well as dozens of other movies, were based on his work. Novels like Deadline at Dawn, Rendezvous in Black, and Night Has a Thousand Eyes have won him the epithet "father of noir." Every one of the countless many who have read and loved the work of Cornell Woolrich will welcome and applaud this publication of a new collection of tales—the first in nearly two decades—by the greatest writer of suspense fiction in the twentieth century. Woolrich lived a life of such deep despair and utter terror that he could do little except put those fears onto the printed page. In the masterfully wrought suspense of this volume's twenty stories, readers can enjoy works written at the height of Woolrich's powers, as well as many never before published in book form before now.
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table_of_contents Blue is for bravery --, Cigarette --, Death in the Yoshiwara --, Detective William Brown --, Double feature --, Endicott's girl --, New York blues., The case of the killer-diller --, The death rose --, The fatal footlights --, The heavy sugar --, Three kills for one --, Through a dead man's eye --, You bet your life --
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