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Published by Ballantine Books in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited and with an introd. by Lester del Rey.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ3.B62043 Be, PS3503.L718 Be
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 397 p. ;
Number of Pages397
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4537313M
ISBN 10034525757X
LC Control Number77003394
OCLC/WorldCa2837325


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Robert Albert Bloch (/ b l ɒ k /; April 5, – Septem ) was an American fiction writer, primarily of crime, horror, fantasy and science fiction, from Milwaukee, is best known as the writer of Psycho (), the basis for the film of the same name by Alfred fondness for a pun is evident in the titles of his story collections such as Tales in Notable works: Psycho, Psycho II, Psycho.

The Best of Robert Bloch is the old Del Rey edition "Best of" edition of SF master's short stories. If you were an active reader in the Seventies you will probably recognize the cover style.

This collection is fairly lightweight, 22 short stories that range from a few pages to several pages/5. The Best of Robert Bloch Paperback – January 1, by Robert Bloch (Author) out of 5 stars 4 ratings. See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from 5/5(3).

The Best of Robert Bloch Robert Bloch CONTENTS: I. Yours Truly, Jack the Ripper II. Enoch III. Catnip IV. The Hungry House V. The Man Who Collected Poe VI. Steinway VII. The Past Master VIII.

I Like Blondes IX. All on a Golden Afternoon X. Broomstick Ride XI. Daybroke XII. Sleeping Beauty XIII. Word of Honor 4/5(32).

The stories in _The Best of Robert Bloch_() were selected by Bloch himself. In an introduction to the collection, Lester Del Rey writes that he would have been tempted to include a Lefty Feep tale.

But I think that while those Runyanesque comedies are mildly entertaining, they do not represent Bloch at his best.5/5(4). Looking for books by Robert Bloch. See all books authored by Robert Bloch, including Psycho, and Vampires: Two Centuries of Great Vampire Stories, and more The best of Robert Bloch book - Explore bobenters's board "Robert Bloch" on Pinterest.

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Genre/Form: Science fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Bloch, Robert, Best of Robert Bloch. New York: Ballantine Books, The Best of Robert Bloch. Robert Bloch 1 - Yours Truly, Jack the Ripper 2 - Enoch 3 - Catnip 4 - The Hungry House 5 - The Man Who Collected Poe.

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Robert Bloch, Writer: Psycho. Robert Bloch was born on April 5, in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Robert Albert Bloch. He was a writer, known for Psycho (), Psycho () and Star Trek: The Original Series ().

He was married to Eleanor Zalisko Alexander and Marion Holcombe. He died on Septem in Los Angeles, California, tion: Writer. Additional Physical Format: Print version: Bloch, Robert, Best of Robert Bloch. New York: Ballantine Books, (DLC) (OCoLC) The Best of Robert Bloch (Del Rey, ).

Cover by Paul Alexander. The Best of Robert Bloch () was the thirteenth installment in Lester Del Rey’s Classic Science Fiction Del Rey himself gives the introduction to this volume.

Paul Alexander (–) does his first cover for the series, a very lively one based upon Bloch’s folktale “That Hell-bound Train.”. EVENT OVERVIEW: Robert L. Bloch, will celebrate the Publication of his New Hardcover My Warren Buffett Bible: A Short and Simple Guide to Rational Investing: Quotes from the World's Most Successful Investor.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Robert L. Bloch is the program officer of the H&R Block Foundation, and treasurer and director of the Marion and. Robert Bloch. likes. American writer, contributor to pulp magazines (Lovecraft Circle), Bloch is best known as the writer of Psycho, and over 30 novels filmed for movies & ers:   The Paperback of the Psycho: A Novel by Robert Bloch at Barnes & Noble.

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Norman Bates was the best thing in this book This book was disappointing in all areas apart from any parts with Norman Bates. Bloch did a great job of portraying the character of Bates and any parts with him present completely held my attention.

Best known as the author of "Psycho", Robert Bloch is world-renowned for his stories of horror, mystery, fantasy, and science fiction. Many of the 25 stories in this first volume of "The Complete Stories of Robert Bloch" have been unavailable for dec.

Robert Albert Bloch, U.S. writer (born April 5,Chicago, Ill.—died Sept. 23,Los Angeles, Calif.), crafted dozens of screenplays, mysteries, fantasies, and essays but was best remembered for his spine-tingling psychological tales of horror and suspense, most notably the classic Psycho (), a cult favourite that was adapted for Alfred Hitchcock’s.

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Collection Title: The Best of Robert Bloch • collection by Robert Bloch Contents (view Concise Listing) xi • Robert Bloch: The Man Who Wrote Psycho • essay by Lester del Rey; 1 • Yours Truly, Jack the Ripper • () • short story by Robert Bloch; 21 •. The once brightly amusing but now departed Bloch faxes in some lost pages from the beyond and shows himself still going strong.

This sheaf of what critics call hackwork (Bloch's term is "professional writing") from the s and '50s will appeal to those readers, admittedly fewer and fewer, who recall the youthful author's wonderfully funny Lefty Feep stories in '40s fantasy pulps.

Robert Bloch is the author of the classic horror novel, Psycho, which served as the basis for Alfred Hitchcocks thrilling film of the same name. At the urging of H. Lovecraft, Bloch began writing short fiction in the s; his first short novel, The Scarf, was published in %().

To learn that Robert Bloch’s original novel of the same name is actually a superior source of entertainment was just about baffling.

Don’t get me wrong, I tend to prefer the depth of a novel over that of a movie, but considering how masterful I consider Hitchcock’s work to be, I still found some surprise in this specific discovery. The Best of Robert Bloch by Robert Bloch. Del Rey / Ballantine Books.

Mass Market Paperback. GOOD. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text.

Possible ex library copy, will have the markings and stickers associated from the library. Accessories such as CD, codes, toys, may. By: Robert Bloch. Robert Bloch was a prolific writer in many genres. As a young man he was encouraged by his mentor H.

Lovecraft, and was a close friend of Stanley G. Weinbaum. Besides hundreds of short stories and novels he wrote a number of television and film scripts including several for the original Star Trek.5/5(1). A CREST book published by arrangement with Simon and Schuster, Inc.

First CREST printing, July All characters in this book are fictional and any resemblance to persons living or dead is purely coincidental. CREST books are published by Fawcett World Library, 67 West 44th Street, New Y New York. Printed in the United States of File Size: KB.

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Lovecraft, discover: that the legendary creatures he created in his fantasies have hideous counterparts in reality. Author Robert Bloch penned Psycho in novel form back injust a year before its theatrical debut.

Though I was very familiar with the movie when I discovered this book in my grandmother’s attic, I was ready to explore the pages and do a little comparing and contrasting between the novel and the movie.Bloch wrote primarily in the thriller and fantasy genres, although he did produce a number of science fiction works.

He is probably best-remembered for Psycho () from which Alfred Hitchcock made his very successful film. During the s, Bloch moved to Hollywood and became a successful scriptwriter working on both films and TV, while.