Title: Crime-Craft—as demonstrated in fifteen topline stories by The Mystery Writers of America
Editor: Anthony Boucher
Cover artist: Oliver Brabbins
Estimated value: $30
- My kingdom for a corgi who fetches books
- That is possibly the most generic hard-boiled face of all time
- Angry Military Dude's Face, brought to you by Nike
- This book is gorgeous, bright, square ... and English. How it ended up in the US, at a university book sale, I do not know.
- That is ... pretty low-frills
- The one thing this bland back cover does is highlight how nice that Corgi logo is
- Look for the Corgi dog ... which you will be able to identify as a Corgi only by the proximity of the letters "C O R G I," so ... look for those too.
Page 123~ (from "The Fuzzy Things" by D.B. Olsen)
"Keep the child's ears covered," Miss Rachel told Dorothy. She met Mr. Thackley's frantic stare. "The sea cliff," she said softly.
This is some creepy, gothic stuff. Also, that last sentence is pretty, in a lilting, iambic kind of way. "'The sea cliff,' she said, softly...."
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