The Purple Flame and Other Detective Stories by Frederick Irving Anderson,Benjamin F. Fisher

By Frederick Irving Anderson,Benjamin F. Fisher

Frederick Irving Anderson (1877-1947) has proven might be the best mastery of the yank brief detective tale . . . in ingenuity, command of plot, and the conscientiously built-in backgrounds of his paintings. So wrote the good secret critic and historian, Howard Haycraft, in 1941. Ellery Queen extra that his type is wealthy intimately and double-rich in expression. a lot of his tales happen in long island urban throughout the Twenties and the Nineteen Thirties, they usually characteristic the manhunter Deputy Parr and the ;extinct writer, Oliver Armiston, who stopped writing creative crime tales simply because criminals have been copying his gimmicks. The publication is edited and brought by means of the Anderson professional (and Poe scholar), Benjamin F. Fisher. this can be the thirty-eighth quantity in Crippen & Landru misplaced Classics sequence formerly uncollected detective and secret tales by way of nice writers of the previous. the canopy is by way of Gail go, tailored from a 1935 picture of latest York urban via Berenice Abbott for the WPA.

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