Murder for the Millions: A Harvest of Horror and Homicide

By: Owen, Frank, ed.

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Book Condition: Very Good

(no dust jacket) [good sound copy, some external soiling (mostly to rear cover), top rear corner bumped, very slight fraying at bottom front corner]. Anthology of 37 short stories, "the ultimate in murder. No mere morsel of blood is this, but a veritable banquet, for between the covers of this large volume lurk murderers who have performed their evil deeds in every field -- regicide, parricide, fratricide, homicide or simple strangulations. Authors represented include Dashiell Hammett, Cornell Woolrich, Nicholas Blake, Damon Runyon, Ellery Queen, Sax Rohmer, John Collier, C.S. Forester, James M. Cain, George Harmon Coxe, Leslie T. White, and Vincent Starrett. The last piece in the book (and singled out in the introduction) is "Mind Over Murder" by Nelson Bond, claimed to be "the first appearance of a radio script in a collection of mystery stories."

Title: Murder for the Millions: A Harvest of Horror and Homicide

Author: Owen, Frank, ed.

Categories: Fiction: Mystery/Detective,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New York, Frederick Fell: 1946

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 22484

Keywords: Mystery Fiction Short Stories Radio Scripts Anthologies