Friday, June 25, 2010

HIGH ADVENTURE NOW! ~ THE LETTER OF HIS ORDERS!

PULP NOW! ~ THE LETTER OF HIS ORDERS!

THREE SHORT NOVELS FROM ADVENTURE, 1913

TALBOT MUNDY / BLACK DOG BOOKS

"For anyone who imagines Mundy's stories are simple-minded adventure melodramas, "The Letter of His Orders" shows Mundy to be a first-class observer of real world politics and human nature. In a very real sense, a story like "The Letter of His Orders" presages . . . Graham Greene. Where Greene makes fun of colonial intelligence officers in novels like Our Man in Havana, Mundy shows us the other side of that most mundane of heroes, the British colonial civil servant ... [as he] fulfills the noble promise of unquestioning loyalty . . ." ~ Gerry Conway, from this introduction.

This title reprints three classic short novels from the pages of Adventure, Mundy's primary American market during the early years of his career.

With an introduction by Gerry Conway (writer/producer Law & Order: Criminal Intent, Father Dowling Mysteries, Diagnosis Murder, etc.)

Cover art by Walter M. Baumhofer
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NOVELS INCLUDE:

•THE GUZZLER'S GRAND PRIX
•HOOKUM HAI
•THE LETTER OF HIS ORDERS

PRICE: $19.95 / TRADE PAPERBACK / 188 PAGES

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1 comment:

Evan Lewis said...

I'm now reading Black Dog's Mundy collection In A Righteous Cause. This is great stuff!