Dashing swordsman Don Diego Vega, better known as Zorro, comes to life in Naxos' audiobook Zorro Rides Again, read from the original 1931 Johnston McCulley pulp novel
IF PULP NOVEL
COVERS ARE MEANT TO LURE READERS BY HINTING AT gender-bending spectacle and suggesting abnormal sexualities within the novels, then the 1976 Bantam Books pulp cover of Edgar Mittelholzer's Children of Kaywana (1952) fits the bill.
That he also begins integrating images of Greta Garbo, Ingres's Jupiter and Thetis, and the cover of Jacqueline Susann's pulp novel
Valley of the Dolls suggests that their breakup is being played out on a mock-cosmic level.
The first half of the book is devoted to contextualizing Detour's production, highlighting Ulmer's manipulation of the film's source material, Martin Goldsmith's 1939 pulp novel
, Detour, as well as the director's cost-saving strategies.
Penn has always excelled at playing damaged human figures; perhaps his hand in the script (which he co-adapted with Don MacPherson and Pete Travis, from a 1981 pulp novel
by Frenchman Jean-Patrick Manchette) accounts for the degree of moral compromise in Terrier, a well-meaning liberal atoning for corrupt acts in his past.
He insists that the intention was not to shirk from the harrowing violence described in Thompson's pulp novel
As soldiers returned home from war, some would take up The Iliad or Paradise Lost instead of a bestselling pulp novel
The early days of the pulp novel
were one often distinguished by deliberate author anonymity.
Basically he and his collaborators - McCullough herself, who must accept responsibility for the book and lyrics, and German composer Gloria Bruni - have taken a pulp novel
and trashed it.
Forrest's anthology, Lesbian Pulp Fiction: The Sexually Intrepid World of Lesbian Paperback Novels 1950-1965, brought back these memories and more as I read through the selection of excerpts from twenty-two classics from the heyday of the pulp novel
Unfortunately for director F Gary Gray, Be Cool, another Elmore Leonard pulp novel
adaptation, is far from being even a decent movie and this smug criticism of sequels right from the word go does Be Cool no favours.
LIKE A PULP NOVEL
, THE STORY OF ITALIAN COUNTESS Francesca Vacca Agusta reeks of sex, money, murder--even an ancient curse.