The Speciality Of The House

Author: Stanley Ellin
Editor: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1471903214
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'A macabre little tale about an unusual restaurant in Manhattan and its lonely patrons, it displayed both a debt to Edgar Allan Poe and an acute understanding of human nature that is the key to the success of his work' GUARDIAN Stanley Ellin's first short story, 'The Speciality of the House', about a New York restaurant with a special gourmet menu, was published in Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine in 1948 and caused an immediate sensation, winning him a special Ellery Queen Award. 'The House Party' and 'The Blessington Method' subsequently both won Edgar Awards. Stanley Ellin, who was made a Grand Master of the Mystery Writers of America in 1980, is acknowledged as one of the great masters of the 20th-century short story, and this volume brings together the best of his work in the genre. 'A macabre little tale about an unusual restaurant in Manhattan and its lonely patrons, it displayed both a debt to Edgar Allan Poe and an acute understanding of human nature that is the key to the success of his work' GUARDIAN
The Speciality of the House
Language: un
Pages: 224
Authors: Stanley Ellin
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-09-06 - Publisher: Hachette UK

'A macabre little tale about an unusual restaurant in Manhattan and its lonely patrons, it displayed both a debt to Edgar Allan Poe and an acute understanding of human nature that is the key to the success of his work' GUARDIAN Stanley Ellin's first short story, 'The Speciality of the
The Specialty of the House
Language: un
Pages: 589
Authors: Stanley Ellin
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-07-08 - Publisher: Open Road Media

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Language: un
Pages: 282
Authors: Stanley Ellin
Categories: Fiction
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Pages: 186
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