HOODED GUNMAN ILLUST HIST COLLINS CRIME CLUB HC
COLLINS CRIME CLUB
(W) John Curran
The Hooded Gunman was the sinister figure who, having appeared in various guises on the covers of William Collins' various series of Mystery and Detective books in the 1920s, finally gained recognition with the launch of Collins' Crime Club, becoming the definitive imprint stamp on more than 2,000 books published by that august imprint between 1930 and 1994. From Agatha Christie to Reginald Hill, the Hooded Gunman was a guarantee of a first-class crime novel for almost 65 years, and those books are now as sought after and collectable and almost any other book series. Written and researched by Agatha Christie writer, expert and archivist Dr John Curran, this sumptuous coffee tab le book looks back at the history of the Crime Club and its authors.
In Shops: Dec 04, 2019