RARA-AVIS: Re: The Hard-Boiled Classics

From: jacquesdebierue (jacquesdebierue@yahoo.com)
Date: 12 Jan 2009

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    --- In rara-avis-l@yahoogroups.com, "tomarmstrongmusic" <tom@...> wrote:

    > I agree - I have been taking my time reading through the "Black Lizard
    > Big Book Of Pulps" over the past few months, and it is terrific.
    > Opened up a whole new world for me, as previously I hadn't ventured
    > much beyond 50s & 60s PBOs. I really dug Torrey and Nebel in
    > particular, and Davis and Sale almost as much. Really great stuff,
    > and it'd be a bargain at twice the price when you consider that you
    > couldn't find much of it in print anywhere else.

    Posterity has not been kind to some of these guys. Nebel got reprinted in The Adventures of Cardigan, and Norbert Davis got reprinted too
    (novels and the Max Latin collection) but Torrey and Sale did not. I don't even know if their names have much recognition anymore.



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