BASIL COPPER: A LIFE IN BOOKS edited by Stephen Jones. Hornsea, UK; PS Publishing; 2008. 100 copy SIGNED (by both author & editor) NUMBERED hardcover. Concluding three years' extensive research, multiple award-winning editor and writer Stephen Jones was given unprecedented and unrestricted access to the books and papers of renowned British macabre and crime writer Basil Copper. The result is Basil Copper: A Life in Books, a unique and in-depth study of the author and his works.
Not only does this volume contain the most comprehensive Working Bibliography ever compiled of Basil Copper's productive output-including Macabre and Supernatural Novels and Collections, the "Solar Pons" series, the "Mike Faraday" series, Short Fiction and Novellas, Media Adaptations, Unpublished Works and much more, enhanced with commentary by the author himself-but it also features several rare and obscure articles covering everything from Arkham House creator August Derleth to a brief history of Count Dracula. There are also a number of short stories, most of them original to this volume, ranging from his very first published work back in 1938 to a brand-new "Mike Faraday" detective adventure, along with a complete television script based on M. James' classic horror story'Count Magnus'. With an in-depth look at the author's life and career by acclaimed ghost story editor Richard Dalby, and Basil Copper's inspirational Guest of Honour speech from the 1977 British Fantasy Convention, Basil Copper: A Life in Books is illustrated with numerous cover reproductions, artwork and unique personal photographs. This item is in the category "Books & Magazines\Books".The seller is "filip1" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.