Nightwebs

Nightwebs

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Cornell Woolrich was a haunted man who lived a life of reclusive misery, but he was also a uniquely gifted writer who explored the classic noir themes of loneliness, despair and futility. This collection brings together 12 of his finest, most powerful and disturbing tales.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 320 pages
  • 132 x 198mm
  • Orion Publishing Co
  • ORION
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 0752851691
  • 9780752851693

About Cornell Woolrich

Cornell Woolrich (1903-68) was born in New York but spent much of his childhood being shunted between his father, a civil engineer in Latin America, and his mother who was socially prominent in New York. In the early 1929s he wentto Columbia College but left before graduating to write. He published six novels before his first crime story appeared in 1934. His first mystery novel, The Bride Wore Black, appeared in 1940 and very quickly established itself asa classic of the genre. When he died he left an estate of close to a millionshow more