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The big book of rogues and villains / edited and with an introduction by Otto Penzler.

Book Book (2017.)
Description: xv, 911 pages ; 24 cm.
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, a division of Penguin Random House LLC, 2017.
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  • ISBN: 9780525432487
  • ISBN: 0525432485
Contents: At the edge of the crater / L. T. Meade & Robert Eustace -- The episode of the Mexican seer / Grant Allen -- The body snatcher / Robert Louis Stevenson -- Dracula's guest / Bram Stoker -- The narrative of Mr. James Rigby / Arthur Morrison -- The ides of March / E. W. Hornung -- The story of a young robber / Washington Irving -- Moon-face / Jack London -- The shadow of Quong Lung / C. W. Doyle -- The fire of London / Arnold Bennett -- Madame Sara / L. T. Meade & Robert Eustace -- The affair of the man who called himself Hamilton Cleek / Thomas W. Hanshew -- The mysterious railway passenger / Maurice Leblanc -- An unposted letter / Newton MacTavish -- The adventure of "The Brain" / Bertram Atkey -- The kailyard novel / Clifford Ashdown -- The parole of Gevil-Hay / K. & Hesketh Prichard -- The Hammerpond Park burglary / H. G. Wells -- The zayat kiss / Sax Rohmer -- The infallible Godahl / Frederick Irving Anderson -- The caballero's way / O. Henry -- Conscience in art / O. Henry -- The unpublishable memoirs / A. S. W. Rosenbach -- The Universal Covered Carpet Tack Company / George Randolph Chester -- Boston Blackie's code / Jack Boyle -- The gray seal / Frank L. Packard -- The dignity of honest labor / Percival Pollard -- The eyes of the Countess Gerda / May Edginton -- The willow walk / Sinclair Lewis -- A retrieved reformation / O. Henry -- The burglar / John Russell -- Portrait of a murderer / Q. Patrick -- Karmesin and the big flea / Gerald Kersh -- The very Raffles-like episode of Castor and Pollux, diamonds de luxe / Harry Stephen Keeler -- The most dangerous game / Richard Connell -- Four Square Jane / Edgar Wallace -- A fortune in tin / Edgar Wallace -- The genuine old master / David Durham -- The colonel gives a party / Everett Rhodes Castle -- Footsteps of fear / Vincent Starrett -- The signed masterpiece / Frederick Irving Anderson -- The hands of Mr. Ottermole / Thomas Burke -- "His lady" to the rescue / Bruce Graeme -- On getting an introduction / Edgar Wallace -- The fifteen murderers / Ben Hecht -- The damsel in distress / Leslie Charteris -- After-dinner story / William Irish -- The mystery of the golden skull / Donald E. Keyhoe -- We are all dead / Bruno Fischer -- Horror insured / Paul Ernst -- A shock for the countess / C. S. Montanye -- A shabby millionaire / Christopher B. Booth -- Crimson shackles / Frederick C. Davis -- The adventures of the voodoo moon / Eugene Thomas -- The copper bowl / George Fielding Eliot -- The cat-woman / Erle Stanley Gardner -- The theft from the empty room / Edward D. Hoch -- The shill / Stephen Marlowe -- The Dr. Sherrock commission / Frank McAuliffe -- In round figures / Erle Stanley Gardner -- The racket buster / Erle Stanley Gardner -- Sweet music / Robert L. Fish -- The Ehrengraf experience / Lawrence Block -- Quarry's luck / Max Allan Collins -- The partnership / David Morrell -- Blackburn sins / Bradley Denton -- The black spot / Loren D. Estleman -- Car trouble / Jas. D. Petrin -- Keller on the spot / Lawrence Block -- Boudin noir / R. T. Lawton -- Like a thief in the night / Lawrence Block -- Too many crooks / Donald E. Westlake.
Summary: Collects seventy-two short stories featuring rogues and villains, including "Dracula's Guest," "Moon-face," and "Ides of March."
Authors: Penzler, Otto, (editor.).
Citation: Penzler, Otto. "The big book of rogues and villains." New York : Vintage Books, a division of Penguin Random House LLC, 2017.
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