In 1977 Don Herron began leading The Dashiell Hammett Tour, now the longest-running literary tour in the nation. On this site you’ll find information on current walks — dates, where to meet, arranging tours by appointment — plus a hard-boiled blog with news, reviews of books and film, and a dash of noir.
The latest and greatest edition to self-guide you up and down the mean streets.
Willeford: The Book
Includes the first “Mr. Hunt” story, “Knives in the Dark.”
Tag Archives: Ed Gobbett
Two-Gun Bob: Gobbett on the Block
No doubt big ticket, because Ed Gobbett was a big time collector, so open your wallets if you want in on the sale of his pulps and other treasures. But who knows, you might get lucky — and if you’re … Continue reading
Posted in News, REH Tagged "Conan vs. Conantics", Adventure House, Book Collecting, Ed Gobbett, L. Sprague de Camp, Two-Gun Raconteur
Two-Gun Bob: More on Gobbett
Pulp collector John Locke adds to the discourse: Saw your Ed Gobbett post. I met him through the mail in the 1980s, later in person. Nice guy. He lived about ten miles from John Gunnison. We occasionally caravaned from DC … Continue reading
Posted in News, REH Tagged Ed Gobbett, John Gunnison, John Locke
Two-Gun Bob: Ed Gobbett
Brian Leno sent me this news yesterday: Just had a hunch to look Ed Gobbett up and see he died some months back. He’s proudly holding his copy of A Gent from Bear Creek — look at all those pulps … Continue reading
Posted in REH Tagged A Gent from Bear Creek, Brian Leno, Ed Gobbett