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The Black Lizard Big Book of Pulps

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The Black Lizard Big Book of Pulps

    The biggest, the boldest, the most comprehensive collection of Pulp writing ever assembled.

Weighing in at over a thousand pages, containing over forty-seven stories and two novels, this book is big baby, bigger and more powerful than a freight train—a bullet couldn’t pass through it. Here are the best stories and every major writer who ever appeared in celebrated Pulps like Black Mask, Dime Detective, Detective Fiction Weekly, and more. These are the classic tales that created the genre and gave birth to hard-hitting detectives who smoke criminals like packs of cigarettes; sultry dames whose looks are as lethal as a dagger to the chest; and gin-soaked hideouts where conversations are just preludes to murder. This is crime fiction at its gritty best.


• Three stories by Raymond Chandler, Cornell Woolrich, Erle Stanley Gardner, and Dashiell Hammett. • Complete novels from Carroll John Daly, the man who invented the hard-boiled detective, and Fredrick Nebel, one of the masters of the form. • A never before published Dashiell Hammett story. • Every other major pulp writer of the time, including Paul Cain, Steve Fisher, James M. Cain, Horace McCoy, and many, many more of whom you’ve probably never heard. • Three deadly sections–The Crimefighters, The Villains, and Dames–with three unstoppable introductions by Harlan Coben, Harlan Ellison, and Laura Lippman


• Plenty of reasons for murder, all of them good. • A kid so smart–he’ll die of it. • A soft-hearted loan shark’s legman learning–the hard way–never to buy a strange blonde a hamburger. • The uncanny “Moon Man” and his mad-money victims.

Table of Contents

Otto Penzler: Foreword


Harlan Coben: Introduction
Paul Cain: One, Two, Three
Dashiell Hammett: The Creeping Siamese
Erle Stanley Gardner: Honest Money
Horace McCoy: Frost Rides Alone
Thomas Walsh: Double Check
Charles G. Booth: Stag Party
Leslie T. White: The City of Hell!
Raymond Chandler: Red Wind
Frederick Nebel: Wise Guy
George Harmon Coxe: Murder Picture
Norbert Davis: The Price of a Dime
William Rollins, Jr.: Chicago Confetti
Cornell Woolrich: Two Murders, One Crime
Carroll John Daly: The Third Murderer


Harlan Ellison: Introduction
Erle Stanley Gardner: The Cat-Woman
Cornell Woolrich: The Dilemma of the Dead Lady
Richard Sale: The House of Kaa
Leslie Charteris: The Invisible Millionaire
Steve Fisher: You’ll Always Remember Me
Dashiell Hammett: Faith
James M. Cain: Pastorale
Frank Gruber: The Sad Serbian
Raymond Chandler: Finger Man
Erle Stanley Gardner:The Monkey Murder
Raoul Whitfield: About Kid Deth
Frederick C. Davis: The Sinister Sphere
Paul Cain: Pigeon Blood
C. S. Montanye: The Perfect Crime
Norbert Davis: You’ll Die Laughing
Frederick Nebel: The Crimes of Richmond City
i) Raw Law
ii) Dog Eat Dog
iii) The Law Laughs Last
iv) Law Without Law
v) Graft


Laura Lippman: Introduction
Cornell Woolrich: Angel Face
Leslie T. White: Chosen to Die
Eric Taylor: A Pinch of Snuff
Raymond Chandler: Killer in the Rain
Adolphe Barreaux: Sally the Sleuth
C. S. Montanye: A Shock for the Countess
C. B. Yorke: Snowbound
Randolph Barr: The Girl Who Knew Too Much
D. B. McCandless: The Corpse in the Crystal
D. B. McCandless: He Got What He Asked For
P. T. Luman: Gangster’s Brand
Robert Reeves: Dance Macabre
Dashiell Hammett: The Girl with the Silver Eyes
Perry Paul: The Jane from Hell’s Kitchen
Whitman Chambers: The Duchess Pulls a Fast One
Roger Torrey: Mansion of Death
Roger Torrey: Concealed Weapon
Carlos Martinez: The Devil’s Bookkeeper
Lars Anderson: Black Legion
Richard Sale: Three Wise Men of Babylon
Eugene Thomas: The Adventure of the Voodoo Moon
T. T. Flynn: Brother Murder
Stewart Sterling: Kindly Omit Flowers

Contributors Notes
Permissions Acknowledgments

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