creator of tough detective fiction, his best-known character being
the private eye 'Sam Spade'.
Anthology edited by Hammett
Creeps by Night, John Day (New York),
"Introduction", "A Rose for Emily" by William Faulkner, "Green
Thoughts" by John Collier, "The Ghost of Alexander Perks, A.B." by
R. D. Frisbie, "The House" by A. Maurois, "The Kill" by Peter
Fleming, "Ten O'Clock" by Philip MacDonald, "The Spider" by Hanns
H. Ewers, "Breakdown" by L. A. G. Strong, "The Witch's Vengeance"
by W. B. Seabrook, "The Rat" by S. F. Wright, "Faith, Hope and
Charity" by Irvin S. Cobb, "Mr. Arcularis" by C. Aiken, "The Music
of Erich Zann" by H. P. Lovecraft, "The Strange Case of Mrs.
Arkwright" by Harold Dearden, "The King of the Cats" by S.V.
Benet, "The Red Brain" by D. Wandrei, "The Phantom Bus" by W.
Elwyn Backus, "Beyond the Door" by Paul Suter, "Perchance to
Dream" by Michael Joyce, "A Visitor From Egypt" by F. B.
ditto, as Modern Tales of Horror, Gollancz (London),
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