Behind A Mask

Behind A Mask

The Unknown Thrillers of Louisa May Alcott

Book - 1975
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Six years before she wrote Little Women, Louisa May Alcott, in financial straits, entered "Pauline's Passion and Punishment," a novelette, in a newspaper contest. Not only did it win the $100 prize, but, published anonymously, it marked the first in the series of "blood & thunder tales" that would be her livelihood for years.

In Behind a Mask, editor Madeleine Stern introduces four Alcott thrillers: "Pauline's Passion and Punishment," "The Mysterious Key," "The Abbot's Ghost," and the title story, "Behind a Mask." First published in one volume in 1975, they are regarded as Alcott's finest work in this genre.

Publisher: New York : Morrow, 1975.
ISBN: 9780688003388
0688003389
Branch Call Number: FICTION Alcott Louisa
Characteristics: xxxiii, 277 p., \2\ leaves of plates :,ill. ;,24 cm.
Additional Contributors: Stern, Madeleine B. 1912-2007.

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