Shooting Star/Spiderweb

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Hard Case, 2008 - 314 páginas
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Contains two complete novels in one gripping volume that finds a one-eyed detective and a blackmailer trapped in a web of murder and deception when they enter the dark underbelly of Hollywood. Original.

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Crítica de los usuarios  - DaveWilde - LibraryThing

Bloch is, of course, best known as the author of “Psycho.” This double volume contains two of his earlier works from the mid-1950’s, “Shooting Star” (1958) and “Spiderweb” (1954). They are each short ... Leer comentario completo

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Crítica de los usuarios  - hairball - LibraryThing

I wouldn't exactly call this "two complete novels"--more like "two complete novellas." This way, though, we get two covers. The weakest of the HCC offerings I've read so far. Spiderweb was the better ... Leer comentario completo

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Sección 1
5
Sección 2
82
Sección 3
97
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Robert Albert Bloch (April 5, 1917 -- September 23, 1994) was a prolific American writer, primarily of crime, horror, fantasy and science fiction. He is best known as the writer of Psycho, the basis for the film of the same name by Alfred Hitchcock. Bloch wrote hundreds of short stories and 30 plus novels. His mentor was H. P. Lovecraft, one of the first to encourage Bloch's horror fiction writing. Bloch won the Hugo award for his story, That Hell-Bound Train, in 1959. In 1960 he won the Edgar Allen Poe Award for Psycho and in 1994 he won the Bram Stoker Award for Superior Achievement in Long Fiction for The Scent of Vinegar. Bloch was born in Chicago, Illinois. In 1994 he died of cancer in Los Angeles, at the age of 77.

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