The Black Mask Audio Magazine, Vol. 1: Classic Hard-Boiled Tales from the Original Black Mask

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Various Authors

Narrated By: Various Artists

Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks

Date: July 2008

Duration: 5 hours 12 minutes


Tough detectives, rotten crooks and dangerous dames.In the1930s and '40s, Black Mask was the single most important magazine for the modern mystery field. In its pages writers such as Dashiell Hammett, Raymond Chandler, and Earl Stanley Gardner reshaped the established view of mystery fiction, creating the "hard-boiled" private eye. Now comes this series in which the toughest of tough detectives are resurrected from its pages in sonic dramatization from the award-winning Hollywood Theater of the Ear.Stories included in this volume are "Lost and Found" by Hugh B. Cave, "Pigeon Blood" by Paul Cain, "Rough Justice" by Frederick Nebel, "Black" by Paul Cain, "The Missing Mr. Lee" by Hugh B. Cave, and "Trouble Chaser" by Paul Cain.