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Black is the Night

By Maxim Jakubowski & Neil Gaiman &
Black is the Night by Maxim Jakubowski & Neil Gaiman &  digital book - Fable

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A gritty and thrilling anthology of 30 new short stories in tribute to pulp noir master, Cornell Woolrich, author of 'Rear Window' that inspired Alfred Hitchock's classic film.

Featuring Neil Gaiman, Kim Newman, James Sallis, A.K. Benedict, USA Today-bestseller Samantha Lee Howe, Joe R. Lansdale and many more.


An anthology of exclusive new short stories in tribute to the master of pulp era crime writing, Cornell Woolrich. Woolrich, also published as William Irish and George Hopley, stands with Raymond Chandler, Erle Stanley Gardner and Dashiell Hammett as a legend in the genre.

He is a hugely influential figure for crime writers, and is also remembered through the 50+ films made from his novels and stories, including Alfred Hitchcock’s Rear Window, The Bride Wore Black, I Married a Dead Man, Phantom Lady, Truffaut's La Sirène du Mississippi, and Black Alibi.

Collected and edited by one of the most experienced editors in the field, Maxim Jakubowski, features original work from: 
Neil Gaiman
Joel Lane
Joe R. Lansdale
Vaseem Khan
Brandon Barrows
Tara Moss
Kim Newman
Nick Mamatas
Mason Cross
Martin Edwards
Donna Moore
James Grady
Lavie Tidhar
Barry N. Malzberg
James Sallis
A.K. Benedict
Warren Moore
Max Décharné
Paul Di Filippo
M.W. Craven
Charles Ardai
Susi Holliday
Bill Pronzini
Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Maxim Jakubowski
Joseph S. Walker
Samantha Lee Howe
O'Neil De Noux
David Quantick
Ana Teresa Pereira
William Boyle.

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About Maxim Jakubowski

Maxim Jakubowski is a noted anthology editor based in London, just a mile or so away from where he was born. With over 70 volumes to his credit, including Invisible Blood, the 13 annual volumes of The Mammoth Book of Best British Mysteries, and titles on Professor Moriarty, Jack the Ripper, Future Crime and Vintage whodunits. A publisher for over 20 years, he was also the co-owner of London's Murder One bookstore and the crime columnist for Time Out and then The Guardian for 22 years. Stories from his anthologies have won most of the awards in the field on numerous occasions. He is currently the Chair of the Crime Writers' Association and a Sunday Times bestselling novelist in another genre. 

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