Re: RARA-AVIS: Torrey?

From: James Reasoner (
Date: 04 Aug 2006

> Yes, that's the edition I have. It should be relatively easy to find.
> Has there ever been an anthology of Torrey's stories for the pulps? I
> occasionally run into his stuff in pulp collections. He was pretty
> good, kind of a direct guy with literary muscle (not so much finesse,
> though).
> Best,
> MrT

Small press publisher Black Dog Books has put out a couple of Torrey chapbooks, THE FRANKIE AND JOHNNY MURDERS and THE QUIRES MATTER. Both reprint stuff from later in Torrey's career when his work had deteriorated somewhat, but they're still worth reading.

James Reasoner

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