Nightmare Alley

Author(s): Lindsay Gresham William

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Nightmare Alley is American author William Lindsay Gresham's first and best-known work. The novel - most admired by noir fiction fans - was published in 1946, adapted into a film in 1947 starring Tyrone Power and subsequently printed as a graphic novel by Spain Rodriquez. During the 1940s Gresham worked as an editor for a genuine crime pulp magazine in New York, during which period he wrote this book; characters range from hustlers to Machiavellian femme fatales in a dark world of show business. Stan Carlisle is an ambitious 'carny' who eventually becomes a spiritualist for the rich and gullible. It appears that the world is at his feet, but not everything is as it seems -


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  • : 9781843794820
  • : Naxos AudioBooks
  • : Naxos AudioBooks
  • : March 2011
  • : 127mm X 145mm X 51mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Lindsay Gresham William
  • : CD-Audio
  • : Unabridged
  • : 813.52
  • : 8