Nick went cautiously along the passage, brushing his fingers against the ramshackle houses on either side. The smell was terrible and he stepped into stickly filth. He made the turn and kep going for what he reckoned was half a block. The shacks closed in on either side, jumbles of time and paper and old packing crates - anything that could be salvaged or stolen and used to make a home. Now and then he saw a dim light or heard a baby crying. The reain wept for the inhabitants, the batayu buraku, the rag and bone pickers of life.

 

 

 

This is Dad's pulp mystery and science fiction collection from 1951-1971 when he died. You'll see front and back covers from pulp science fiction books like 'Amazing' and 'Astounding' Science Fiction plus covers from pulp mystery writers like Mickey Spillane, Richard Prather, Nick Carter and Edward Aarons' novels. Also, the complete collection of Ian Fleming. Over 400 titles! Enjoy the fantastic cover artwork. Read a sample of their writing about protagonists 'Doc Savage', 'Shell Scott', 'Mike Hammer', and 'James Bond'. Run your cursor through the alphabetic listing to pick from the selection. Check out the links page under 'L'. Rick Davids (Facebook).