Fans of Edgar Allan Poe, on the other hand, may want to check out Peter Horvitz’s new collection, Quant, Curious, & Forgotten: His Favorite Detective Stories. Horvitz collects a number of stories beloved by Poe and used by him as the basis for his future detective stories, including William Burton’s “The Secret Cell” and Robert Walsh’s “The Khady.” Many of these have been long out of print and shed a whole new light on the master of mystery. Horvitz includes a number of additional materials that are sure to interest both casual fans and scholars. Signed and limited to 100 hardcover copies ($39.95) and 200 paperback copies ($18.95). Please specify when ordering. “Poe aficionados and scholars alike will find material in this volume to entertain and inform. The Stories are mostly obscure, but worthy, while the introductory notes alone are worth adding this book to your shelves.”—Otto Penzler.
First edition, limited to 200 paperback editions.