MASTERS OF THE MACABRE: An Anthology of Mystery and Detection by Seon & Gogo Lewis--Eds. Manley

MASTERS OF THE MACABRE: An Anthology of Mystery and Detection

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KIRKUS REVIEW

A veritable textbook of short suspense fiction, beginning with the ""gothic landscape"" of Mary Shelley's ""MoRal Immortal"" and Brain Stoker's ""The Squaw"" and working its way through the ""Pioneers of the Detective Story"" (Wilkie Collins, Conan Doyle. . .), the ghostly classics of LeFanu and Bierce, the psychological entertainments (R. L. Stevenson, Graham Greene. . .) and wrapping it up with the ""Detectives of the Golden Age"" (Sayers, Ellery Queen--? Seventeen stories in all with brief, classroom-like comments.

Pub Date: Sept. 1st, 1975
Publisher: Doubleday