1930s > 1936

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    Absalom, Absalom! by William Faulkner

It tells the story of Thomas Sutpen and his ruthless, single-minded attempt to forge a dynasty in Jefferson, Mississippi, in 1830. Although his grand design is ultimately destroyed by his own sons, a century later the figure of Sutpen continues to haunt young Quentin Compson, who is obsessed with his family legacy and that of the Old South.

Year: 1936
Genre: Family DramaSouthern Gothic

    Cards on the Table by Agatha Christie

In Agatha Christie's classic mystery, Cards on the Table, the wily Hercule Poirot is on the case when a bridge night turns deadly

Year: 1936
Genre: Murder Mystery

    Dan Turner Hollywood Detective #10 by Robert Leslie Bellem

Another bookful of Dan Turner stories from 1936, 1937, 1940, 1942, and 1943 issues of Spicy Detective Stories, Speed Detective, and Dan Turner Hollywood Detective. Included in this book are: Dead Man's Head Falling Star Silverscreen Spectre Veiled Lady Death's Passport Drunk, Disorderly, and Dead Star Chamber Riddle in the Rain Sleeping Dogs Sing a Song of Murder

Year: 1936
Genre: Pulp FictionSpicy Pulps

    Double Indemnity by James M. Cain

Phyllis wanted to buy an accident policy on her husband. Then she wanted her husband to have an accident. Walter wanted Phyllis. To get her, he would arrange the perfect murder and betray everything he had ever lived for.

Year: 1936
Genre: Noir Fiction

    Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell

This is the tale of Scarlett O'Hara, the spoiled, manipulative daughter of a wealthy plantation owner, who arrives at young womanhood just in time to see the Civil War forever change her way of life. A sweeping story of tangled passion and courage, in the pages of Gone With the Wind, Margaret Mitchell brings to life the unforgettable characters that have captured readers for over seventy years.

Year: 1936
Genre: Civil War

    Green Globes of Death by Grant Stockbridge

The Spider's shrewdest, most vigilant foeman -- the Fly -- had risen from the dead to reorganize his ruthless slaughter syndicate. Armed with a deadly green vapor, the Fly's hired butchers were spreading ruin, dishonor and wanton death. And the Spider, lone-handed, his darling Nita working tirelessly for the enemy, must battle both the murdering hordes and the girl he loves!

Year: 1936

    In Dubious Battle by John Steinbeck

At once a relentlessly fast-paced, admirably observed novel of social unrest and the story of a young man's struggle for identity, set in the California apple country, where a strike by migrant workers against rapacious landowners spirals out of control, as a principled defiance metamorphoses into blind fanaticism. Caught in the upheaval is Jim Nolan, a once aimless man who find himself in the course of the strike, briefly becomes its leader, and is ultimately crushed in its service.

Year: 1936

    Laboratory of the Damned by Grant Stockbridge and Norvell Page

Richard Wentworth--whose grim, anti-crime crusades as the SPIDER have made him world-famous--was the first objective in the Poison Master's murder campaign. Caught in the crossfire between the Law and the Underworld, the SPIDER must battle the blind apathy of a nation ensnared in a subtle death-trap--must overcome the despair in his own brave heart...!

Year: 1936

    Legions of Madness by Grant Stockbridge and Norvell Page

Never had Richard Wentworth--he who is the scourge of the Underworld in his guise of the SPIDER--faced such tremendous odds or been so alone in the strife! Who could rescue America from screaming, murderous frenzy when the SPIDER, harried by Law and lawless, himself half-doubted his own skill and bravery?

Year: 1936

 

 

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1936Absalom, Absalom! by William Faulkner Family Drama, Southern Gothic
1936Cards on the Table by Agatha Christie Murder Mystery, Hercule Poirot
1936City of Dreadful Night by Grant Stockbridge
1936Dan Turner Hollywood Detective #10 by Robert Leslie Bellem Pulp Fiction, Spicy Pulps, Hollywood
1936Double Indemnity by James M. Cain Noir Fiction, Los Angeles
1936Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell Civil War
1936Green Globes of Death by Grant Stockbridge
1936In Dubious Battle by John Steinbeck Dustbowl Trilogy
1936Laboratory of the Damned by Grant Stockbridge
1936Legions of Madness by Grant Stockbridge
1936Murder in Mesopotamia by Agatha Christie Murder Mystery, Hercule Poirot
1936Return of the Snake Men by Grant Stockbridge
1936Satan's Sightless Legions by Grant Stockbridge
1936Slaves of the Dragon by Grant Stockbridge
1936Slaves of the Murder Syndicate by Grant Stockbridge
1936The ABC Murders by Agatha Christie Serial Killer, Hercule Poirot
1936The Case of the Black Lotus by Robert J. Hogan Weird Menace
1936The Case of the Green Death by Robert J. Hogan Weird Menace
1936The Case of the Hidden Scourge by Robert J. Hogan Weird Menace
1936The Cholera King by Grant Stockbridge
1936The Coming of The Terror by Grant Stockbridge
1936The Dark Frontier by Eric Ambler Espionage
1936The Devil's Death Dwarfs by Grant Stockbridge
1936The Mayor Of Hell by Grant Stockbridge
1936The Milltown Massacres by Grant Stockbridge
1936The Tree of Life by C.L. Moore Science Fiction, Mars

 

 

 


 

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