Notorious None

  • Title: Notorious
  • Author: Day Keene
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 295
  • Format: Paperback
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    • Notorious - Day Keene
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      Published :2019-05-24T12:17:55+00:00

    About " Day Keene "

  • Day Keene

    Day Keene, whose real name was Gunnar Hjerstedt, was one of the leading paperback mystery writers of the 1950s Along with writing over 50 novels, he also wrote for radio, television, movies, and pulp magazines Often his stories were set in South Florida or swamp towns in Louisiana, and included a man wrongly accused and on the run, determined to clear his name.


  • Surprised this was never made into a movie - or maybe it was under a different name to avoid clashing with the Hitchcock movie? - because it has a movie-friendly plot with great characters and settings. And it has a carnival.The setup: The carnival - run by Ed Ferron, a lifetime carny and an ex-con - is under threat of foreclosure when it rolls into Bay Bayou, a crooked small town. The carnival needs to make money during its week in Bay Bayou or it is done. The town is united against the carniva [...]

  • A small town monopolized by a wealthy family, a carnival up against creditors, a "good" girl who knows the town's secrets, a "bad" girl returning home, a carny with a foolish heart, and the murder of of a once-wealthy recluse. Also included is a small glossary of carnival terms from 1954.

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