Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “The Shadow Double-Novel Pulp Reprints #49: "The Shadow Laughs!" & "Voice of Death"” as Want to Read:
The Shadow Double-Novel Pulp Reprints #49: "The Shadow Laughs!" & "Voice of Death"
The Shadow's radio origins are showcased in two classic pulp novels by Walter Gibson, writing as Maxwell Grant. First, the Dark Avenger teams with Secret Service agent Vic Marquette to investigate a far-reaching counterfeiting ring in "The Shadow Laughs!", the landmark novel that introduced the real Lamont Cranston. Then, how can The Shadow prove that an innocent man is ...more
Published by Sanctum Books
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
The first novel in this collection is the third Shadow story written by Walter B. Gibson (as Maxwell Grant). The character of The Shadow is still being solidified, but it is clear that even at this early stage, excellent writing is what lifted The Shadow novels above most of the other pulp fiction produced in the 1930s. The central mystery is as detailed and presented as any mainstream novel. This story is also notable for proving that The Shadow is not Lamont Cranston, but that this is only one ...more