Chicago Noir

by Joe Meno
Chicago Noir
  • ISBN-13: 9781617752940
  • Author(s): Joe Meno
  • Editor(s): Joe Meno
  • Subject: Crime & mystery|crime & mystery fiction
  • Publisher: Akashic Books
  • Imprint: Akashic Books
  • Publication Date: 22-10-2015
  • Format: p/b

Availability: In stock

£11.99
Nelson Algren, Richard Wright and Patricia Highsmith are just three of the iconic authors included in this outstanding volume, which reprints classic noir stories from writers with a Chicago connection. Although Los Angeles may be considered the most quintessentially 'noir' American city, this volume reveals that pound-for-pound, Chicago has historically been able to stand up to any other metropolis in the noir arena. Classic reprints from: Harry Stephen Keeler, Sherwood Anderson, Max Allan Collins, Richard Wright, Nelson Algren and many more.
About the book

Nelson Algren, Richard Wright and Patricia Highsmith are just three of the iconic authors included in this outstanding volume, which reprints classic noir stories from writers with a Chicago connection. Although Los Angeles may be considered the most quintessentially 'noir' American city, this volume reveals that pound-for-pound, Chicago has historically been able to stand up to any other metropolis in the noir arena. Classic reprints from: Harry Stephen Keeler, Sherwood Anderson, Max Allan Collins, Richard Wright, Nelson Algren and many more.

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