RARA-AVIS: Re: New Woolrich anthology

From: ed ( ejmd__@ntlworld.com)
Date: 30 Apr 2005

On Fri, 29 Apr 2005, "Ron Clinton" < clinton65@worldnet.att.net> wrote:

> It was quite good, as most of his short-story collection
> tend to be...however, I'd recommend picking up a copy of
> NIGHTWEBS over NIGHT AND FEAR. An earlier collection,
> NIGHTWEBS is really the definitive selection of Woolrich
> reprint-shorts published thus far (perhaps someday some
> wise, enterprising publisher will publish a multi-volumes
> all, it was recently re-released by Orion in TPB as part
> of their Crime Masterworks series. It's readily
> available (and cheap) at Amazon.UK and I've seen it here
> in the States at several bookstore chain, including
> discounted copies at Half Price Books.

I've not been able to track down a contents page for the Orion collection entitled Nightwebs so I can't say which stories have been excised, but the Orion reprint contains only *twelve* stories while the original Nightwebs collection (Harper & Row, 1971) has sixteen stories.


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