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Dashiell Hammett – Breakdown

Posted by demonik on May 23, 2009

Dashiell Hammett (ed.) – Breakdown (NEL/Four Square, 1968).

Breakdown

Breakdown

Dashiell Hammett – Introduction

Peter Fleming – The Kill
H P Lovecraft – The Music of Erich Zann
John Collier – Green Thoughts
L A G Strong – Breakdown
Conrad Aiken – Mr Arcularis
William Faulkner – A Rose For Emily
Paul Suter – Beyond the Door
Frank Belknap Long – A Visitor From Egypt
Andre Maurois – The House
The King of the Cats

An early warning that Mr. Haining was prone to a crafty recycle! The discerning eye will note that this is a ‘Best of …’ culled from the previous Hammett selections.

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Dashiell Hammett – The Red Brain

Posted by demonik on May 23, 2009

Dashiell Hammett (ed.) – The Red Brain (Four Square, 1965)

The Red Brain

The Red Brain

Dashiell Hammett – Introduction

John Collier – Green Thoughts
Robert Dean Frisbie – The Ghost of Alexander Perks, A.B.
Peter Fleming – The Kill
Peter MacDonald – Ten O’Clock
L A G Strong – Breakdown
S Fowler Wright – The Rat
Irwin S Cobb – Faith, Hope and Charity
H P Lovecraft – The Music of Erich Zann
Donald Wandrei – The Red Brain
W Elwyn Backus – The Phantom Bus

Calenture gives the lowdown on most of Hammett’s inclusions on Vault’s Red Brain/ Creeps By Night/ Breakdown thread

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Dashiell Hammett – Creeps by Night

Posted by demonik on May 23, 2009

Dashiell Hammett (ed.) – Creeps by Night (Four Square, 1966)

Creeps By Night

Creeps By Night

Introduction

Willaim Faulkner – A Rose for Emily
Andre Maurois – The House
Hanns Heinz Ewers – The Spider
William Seabrook – The Witch’s Vengeance
Conrad Aiken – Mr. Arcularis
Harold Dearden – The Strange Case of Mrs Arkwright
Stephen Vincent Benet – The King of the Cats
Paul Sutler – Beyond the Door
Micheal Joyce – Perchance to Dream
Frank Belknap Long Jnr. – A Visitor from Egypt

Thanks to Nightreader for providing the cover scan.

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