cadaver of Gideon Wyck

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Farrar & Rinehart, inc. , New York
Statementby a medical student, edited by Alexander Laing; with a frontispiece by Lynd Ward.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ3.L143 Cad, PS3523.A357 Cad
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 376 p.
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Open LibraryOL6300418M
LC Control Number34001366
OCLC/WorldCa2220050

Product details Series: Valancourt 20th Century Classics Paperback: pages Publisher: Valancourt Books (October 4, ) Language: English ISBN ISBN Product Dimensions: 5 x x 8 inches Shipping Weight: ounces ( Cited by: 1.

William Hjortsberg's little back-cover blurb describes The Cadaver of Gideon Wyck as "part mystery novel, part Gothic mad scientist tale, part grotesque horror story " and the combination of all three of these descriptors was just too much for me to pass up/5.

The Cadaver of Gideon Wyck, Alexander Laing's odd hybrid of horror, crime and science fiction, was an unlikely bestseller and critical success when first published inand it was later selected by Karl Edward Wagner as one of the top horror novels of all time.

The Cadaver of Gideon Wyck, Alexander Laing's cadaver of Gideon Wyck book hybrid of horror, crime and science fiction, was an unlikely bestseller and critical success when first published inand it was later selected by Karl Edward Wagner as one of the top horror novels of all time.

This new edition reprints the unabridged text of the first edition along with a reproduction of its dust jacket art and frontispiece by Lynd Ward. The Cadaver of Gideon Wyck. Alexander Laing. Farrar & Rinehart, Incorporated, - Horror tales ragwaine - LibraryThing.

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The Cadaver of Gideon Wyck Alexander Laing | Collier Books | (first published ) | pages. Told in the form of a written transcript of events by medical student David Saunders, The Cadaver of Gideon Wyck chronicles a series of bizarre occurrences swirling around a small university hospital following the disappearance of an ethically challenged doctor.

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As a pure mystery story THE CADAVER OF GIDEON WYCK frankly leaves something to be desired. The details of the mystery’s unraveling feel perfunctory and unnecessary; the culprit, revealed in a lengthy courtroom-set climax (after the protagonist himself spends time in jail for suspicion of the murder), turns out to be the most obvious possible.

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The Cadaver of Gideon Wyck was first published in The Cadaver of Gideon Wyck Alexander Laing. Limited Edition: SOLD OUT: Introduction by William Hjortsberg.

Includes the original novel, a comprehensive introduction by William Hjortsberg, three bonus essays by Laing, and two wood engravings by Lynd Ward. Limited to signed (by William Hjortsberg) copies. Search. Search by author name or. Aside from an engaging story with excellent characters, The Cadaver of Gideon Wyck is also a terrific mystery.

This edition includes three bonus essays by Laing. Limited to numbered copies, each book is signed by William Hjortsberg. We are down to approximately 20 copies. The Cadaver of Gideon Wyck (By a Medical Student) by Alexander Laing (editor) and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Alexander Laing has 24 books on Goodreads with ratings.

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New York: MacMillan, Nevertheless, The Cadaver of Gideon Wyck is a pretty neat and unique novel. It is a bit of a challenge to read through, but the experience is overall a satisfying one. I haven’t been able to learn much about the author Alexander Laing (), other than an entry in the Encyclopedia of Science Fiction.

It appears that he wrote a number of other novels of weird fiction, and I will be trying to track down the. The cadaver of Gideon Wyck is there, as if awaiting the post-mortem scalpel. It is not in Wyck himself, however, but in his laboratory that his monstrous secret is found.

A Maine campus offers a seminar in demonology in this classic horror tale. The Cadaver of Gideon Wyck, Alexander Laing’s odd hybrid of horror, crime and science fiction, was an unlikely bestseller and critical success when first published inand it was later selected by Karl Edward Wagner as one of the top horror novels of all time.

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This new edition reprints the unabridged text of the first edition along with Brand: Valancourt Books. The Cadaver of Gideon Wyck was first published in The author, Alexander Laing, published many books in his lifetime, but he's largely forgotten today. The book was quite popular in it's day, going through several editions.

In the 's it was published as an abridged edition, so many people who have had the opportunity to read it are 4/5(3).Editions for The Cadaver of Gideon Wyck: (Hardcover published in ), (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition published in ), Cited by: 1.

The Cadaver of Gideon Wyck, Alexander Laing's odd hybrid of horror, crime and science fiction, was an unlikely bestseller and critical success when first published inand it was later selected by Karl Edward Wagner as one of the top horror novels of all time/5(85).