You might not enjoy everything but the book is so BIG you'll find something to love!
This is what he said about it,,,,, Perfect book to take on a vacation too, as you can put it down and move on to another story as you have time for.
He seemed to find the way the stories were categorized very enticing, and he enjoyed encountering authors with whom he was not familiar.
Exactly what it claims to be. Discover here the headwaters of so many of the most famous pulp authors that have powerfully influenced the things you've read. Read morePublished 1 month ago by J. Campbell
Otto Penzler might be more well-known for his Mysterious Bookshop and curated collections of mystery writing, but his skills of selection and compilation are not limited by genre,... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Zachary Smith
Great and I mean great collection of stories of this type, bar none. The editor Otto Penzler has put together a wonderful variety of different kinds of adventure tales. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Classic George
I love these collections! I have a few others, such as Noir and Locked Room Mysteries. Definitely worth collecting.Published 4 months ago by R. J. Karger
There are some rip-roaring stories in this collection -- lots of them in a book just shy of 900 pages. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Karen Amrhein
Many old classic writers here with some of their best short stories.
I have not read it yet, as my husband just finished it and lent it out. Read more
Hundereds of stories are included here. A few are, yes, very much of their time and not great by modern standards, but the majority are exciting and quite good. FIVE STARS!Published 7 months ago by Charlotte
Most of these stories are not so dated that they seem to be ancient; the adventures frequently could be something happening today or last week at the most. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Dr. John T. Webb
The book came on time in great condition. The transaction went well, and the process was easy. I bought it as a gift, so I don't know if the book is actually any good.Published 15 months ago by A. Razor