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The Wilder Curse (The Avenger #23)

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A scuffling sound - then gruesome death. The Wilder Curse strikes another victim down! Can The Avenger unmask the killer whose plan for revenge upon the guilty is becoming wholesale murder of the innocent?

In the roaring heart of the crucible, steel is made. In the raging flame of personal tragedy, men are sometimes forged into something more than human.

It was so with Dick
Paperback, 158 pages
Published April 1974 by Warner Books
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Dec 13, 2015 Craig rated it liked it
The Avenger, Richard Benson, was one of the greatest pulp crime-fighters. He and his band of associates comprised Justice, Inc., and, armed with keen gadgets, clear genius, stout hearts, good humor, and the force of right set forth from their Bleek Street headquarters to thwart evil, defend goodness, and protect American society. The adventures were published as "by Kenneth Robeson, the creator of Doc Savage," (which may have led to the perception that The Avenger was something of a second-rate ...more
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May 17, 2014 Jeff J. rated it liked it
One of the final stories in the Avenger series, and lacking many of the features that made the early books so fun. The resolution of the mystery is ludicrous and some of the writing is painful to read, but this is to be expected in a pulp novel.
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Nov 04, 2014 Michael Rhode rated it liked it
Typical pulp.
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Kenneth Robeson was the house name used by Street and Smith Publications as the author of their popular character Doc Savage and later The Avenger. Though most Doc Savage stories were written by the author Lester Dent, there were many others who contributed to the series, including:

William G. Bogart
Evelyn Coulson
Harold A. Davis
Lawrence Donovan
Alan Hathway
W. Ryerson Johnson

Lester Dent is usua
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