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Murder Coming (Paperback) (James Powell)

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A Murder Coming, the fourth volume in Mosaic Press’s Dime Crime series, brings together some of the greatest stories from a legend of short crime fiction, James Powell. A master stylist and an ingenious plot maker, Powell is relentlessly logical, often hilarious, and swift.A Murder Coming includes some of Powell’s greatest, and award winning, stories, including those featured in Playboy and every major mystery magazine. Included are classic stories like “A Dirge for Clowntown” which won the Ellery Queen Readers' Award and “Bottom Walker,” which won the Arthur Ellis Award. With an occasional dark sense of humour and developed irony Powell is a one-of-a-kind crime writer. Acclaimed crime writer Marvin Lachman referred to Powell as the " S.J. Perelman of the mystery story… outrageous, hilarious satires… [with] surprise endings.”
A Murder Coming, the fourth volume in Mosaic Press?s Dime Crime series, brings together some of the greatest stories from a legend of short crime fiction, James Powell. A master stylist and an ingenious plot maker, Powell is relentlessly logical, often hilarious, and swift.A Murder Coming includes some of Powell?s greatest, and award winning, stories, including those featured in Playboy and every major mystery magazine. Included are classic stories like ?A Dirge for Clowntown? which won the Ellery Queen Readers' Award and ?Bottom Walker,? which won the Arthur Ellis Award. With an occasional dark sense of humour and developed irony Powell is a one-of-a-kind crime writer. Acclaimed crime writer Marvin Lachman referred to Powell as the " S.J. Perelman of the mystery story? outrageous, hilarious satires? [with] surprise endings.?
Number of Pages: 144
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Atlasbooks Dist Serv
Author: James Powell
Language: English
Street Date: May 5, 2015
TCIN: 17178520
UPC: 9781771611336
Item Number (DPCI): 247-03-2422

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