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The Black Lizard Big Book of Black Mask Stories

The Black Lizard Big Book of Black Mask Stories

(2010)
An anthology of stories edited by

 
An unstoppable anthology of crime stories culled from Black Mask magazine the legendary publication that turned a pulp phenomenon into literary mainstream.

Black Mask was the apotheosis of noir. It was the magazine where the first hardboiled detective story, which was written by Carroll John Daly appeared. It was the slum in which such American literary titans like Dashiell Hammett and Raymond Chandler got their start, and it was the home of stories with titles like 'Murder Is Bad Luck,' 'Ten Carets of Lead,' and 'Drop Dead Twice.' Collected here is best of the best, the hardest of the hardboiled, and the darkest of the dark of America's finest crime fiction. This masterpiece collection represents a high watermark of America's underbelly. Crime writing gets no better than this.

Featuring

Deadly Diamonds
Dancing Rats
A Prize Fighter Fighting for His Life
A Parrot that Wouldn't Talk

Including

Dashiell Hammett's The Maltese Falcon as it was originally published
Lester Dent's Luck in print for the first time

 
Used availability for Otto Penzler's The Black Lizard Big Book of Black Mask Stories


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Paperback Editions

September 2010 : Paperback
Title: The Black Lizard Big Book of Black Mask Stories (Vintage Crime/Black Lizard Original)
Author(s):
ISBN: 0307455432 / 9780307455437 (USA edition)
Publisher: Vintage
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   Amazon UK   

Kindle Editions

May 2012 : Kindle edition
Title: The Black Lizard Big Book of Black Mask Stories (Vintage Crime/Black Lizard Original)
Author(s):
ISBN: B0070O5FKO
Publisher: Vintage
Availability: Amazon   

 


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