Black Mask 6: The Bloody Bokhara: And Other Crime Fiction from the Legendary Magazine

Author:   Richard Ferrone ,  Peter Ganim ,  David LeDoux ,  Otto Penzler
Publisher:   HighBridge Audio
Edition:   Library Edition
Volume:   6
ISBN:  

9781665161039


Publication Date:   10 April 2012
Format:   Audio  Audio Format
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From its launch in 1920 until its demise in 1951, the magazine Black Mask published pulp crime fiction. The first hard-boiled detective stories appeared on its pages. Dashiell Hammett and Raymond Chandler, Erle Stanley Gardner and John D. MacDonald got their start in Black Mask. The urban crime stories that appeared in Black Mask helped to shape American culture. Modern computer games, films, and television are rooted in the fiction popularized by the seminal and venerated mystery pulp magazine (Booklist).Otto Penzler selected and wrote introductions to the best of the best, the darkest of these dark, vintage stories for the collection The Black Lizard Big Book of Black Mask Stories. Now that collection is available for the first time on audio.Includes: Body Snatcher by Theodore A. Tinsley; read by Richard Ferrone Murder on the Gayway by Dwight V. Babcock; read by David LeDoux The Key by Cleve F. Adams; read by Jeff Gurner The Bloody Bokhara by William Campbell Gault; read by Peter Ganim

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Author:   Richard Ferrone ,  Peter Ganim ,  David LeDoux ,  Otto Penzler
Publisher:   HighBridge Audio
Imprint:   HighBridge Audio
Edition:   Library Edition
Volume:   6
ISBN:  

9781665161039


ISBN 10:   1665161035
Publication Date:   10 April 2012
Audience:   General/trade ,  General
Format:   Audio
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In Print   Availability explained
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Richard Ferrone gave up law for the stage, where as an audiobook narrator he has a penchant for action and derring-do. That quality, plus his romanticism and his gritty, masculine voice make him ideal for the tough detective novel. Peter Ganim, an Earphones Award-winning narrator, is an American actor who has appeared on stage, on television, and in film. He has performed voice-over work since 1994. David Ledoux has narrated a wide range of audio books, for which he was won and been nominated for several Audie and Earphones awards. He was named a 2010 Best Voice by AudioFile magazine for his narration of Jonathan Franzen's Freedom, and he also narrated Sara Gruen's Water for Elephants and Douglas Copeland's Nostradamus, among many others. Otto Penzler is the proprietor of the Mysterious Bookshop in New York City and the editor of many mystery anthologies, including The Encyclopedia of Mystery and Detection, for which he won an Edgar Award. He also writes a weekly column, The Crime Scene, for the New York Sun. For seventeen years Penzler served as publisher of the Armchair Detective, the Edgar Award-winning quarterly journal devoted to the study of mystery and suspense fiction. He has also created several publishing firms, such as the Mysterious Press, Otto Penzler Books, and the Armchair Detective Library. He lives in New York. Otto Penzler is the proprietor of the Mysterious Bookshop in New York City and the editor of many mystery anthologies, including The Encyclopedia of Mystery and Detection, for which he won an Edgar Award. He also writes a weekly column, The Crime Scene, for the New York Sun. For seventeen years Penzler served as publisher of the Armchair Detective, the Edgar Award-winning quarterly journal devoted to the study of mystery and suspense fiction. He has also created several publishing firms, such as the Mysterious Press, Otto Penzler Books, and the Armchair Detective Library. He lives in New York. Otto Penzler is the proprietor of the Mysterious Bookshop in New York City and the editor of many mystery anthologies, including The Encyclopedia of Mystery and Detection, for which he won an Edgar Award. He also writes a weekly column, The Crime Scene, for the New York Sun. For seventeen years Penzler served as publisher of the Armchair Detective, the Edgar Award-winning quarterly journal devoted to the study of mystery and suspense fiction. He has also created several publishing firms, such as the Mysterious Press, Otto Penzler Books, and the Armchair Detective Library. He lives in New York. Coming soon...

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