The Resource The devil's rosary, (electronic resource)

The devil's rosary, (electronic resource)

Label
The devil's rosary
Title
The devil's rosary
Creator
Contributor
Author
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Today the names of H. P. Lovecraft, Robert E. Howard, August Derleth, and Clark Ashton Smith, all regular contributors to the pulp magazine Weird Tales during the first half of the twentieth century, are recognizable even to casual readers of the bizarre and fantastic. And yet despite being more popular than them all during the golden era of genre pulp fiction, there is another author whose name and work have fallen into obscurity: Seabury Quinn. Quinn's short stories were featured in well more than half of Weird Tales's original publication run. His most famous character, the supernatural French detective Dr. Jules de Grandin, investigated cases involving monsters, devil worshippers, serial killers, and spirits from beyond the grave, often set in the small town of Harrisonville, New Jersey. In de Grandin there are familiar shades of both Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes and Agatha Christie's Hercule Poirot, and alongside his assistant, Dr. Samuel Trowbridge, de Grandin's knack for solving mysteries (and his outbursts of peculiar French-isms (grand Dieu!)) captivated readers for nearly three decades. Now collected here, The Complete Tales of Jules de Grandin, edited by George Vanderburgh, presents all ninety-three published works featuring the supernatural detective. Presented in chronological order over five volumes, this is the definitive collection of an iconic pulp hero. The second volume, The Devil's Rosary, includes all of the Jules de Grandin stories from The Black Master (1929) to The Wolf of St. Bonnot (1930), as well as an introduction by Jim Rockhill
Member of
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1889-1969
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Quinn, Seabury
Dewey number
813/.52
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Vanderburgh, George A.
  • hoopla digital
Series statement
The complete tales of Jules de Grandin
Series volume
Volume two
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  • Detective and mystery stories, American
  • Paranormal fiction, American
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
The devil's rosary, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11945929
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Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT11945929
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11945929
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11945929
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The devil's rosary, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11945929
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT11945929
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11945929
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11945929
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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