Author Edgar Wallace, Intro by Fiona Peters
Edgar Wallace, the original writer of King Kong and hundreds of vintage crime, science fiction and adventure novels, created The Avenger as a page-turning thriller about the mysterious death of Francis Elmer, a dark secret and a movie set. The discovery of a mysterious note signed 'The Head Hunter' lights up the chase for the murderer and a further series of disappearances brings the urbane detective, Captain Mike Brixan, to hunt for the hunter in a desperate race against time. A classic crime thriller from a master movie storyteller who was a multi-million copy selling author in his time.
FLAME TREE 451: From mystery to crime, supernatural to horror and fantasy to science fiction, Flame Tree 451 offers a healthy diet of werewolves and mechanical men, blood-lusty vampires, dastardly villains, mad scientists, secret worlds, lost civilizations and escapist fantasies. Discover a storehouse of tales gathered specifically for the reader of the fantastic. Each book features a brand new biography and a new glossary of Literary, Gothic and Victorian terms.
Paperback, 352 pages, 85000 words, 3 illustrations
Series: Essential Gothic, SF & Dark Fantasy
Dimensions: 198 x 130 x 17 mm