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Graveyard Plots

The Best Short Stories of Bill Pronzini
Narrated by: Mark Douglas Nelson
Length: 8 hrs and 50 mins
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Twenty-three of Shamus Award-winning author Bill Pronzini's stories, all of which display his versatility, his clean, crisp narrative style, and his keen awareness of detail. These tales, including three that feature his well-known series chararacter, the "Nameless Detective", run the gamut from psychological suspense ("Strangers in the Fog") to satire ("A Craving for Originality") to Western gothic ("The Hanging Man" and "His Name was Legion").

Of special note, "Proof of Guilt" is a dandy murder-in-a-locked-room puzzle; "Multiples" (written with Barry N. Malzberg) is an intriguing literary exercise about a man who can't decide whether to kill his wife or simply write about it; "Rebound" is a solid character piece about a washed-up reporter stalking a once-great basketball player; and "Peekaboo", about the lone tenant in a large, eerie house, has an ending that will make readers jump.

This will be a Crossroad Press production.

©1985 Bill Pronzini (P)2012 David N. Wilson

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  • 13-06-16

Excellent

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Bill Pronzini is the master of short stories.

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excellent short stories. Cant get enough of them.