Stanley Ellin (b. October 6th): “Crime fiction offers writers infinite diversity of theme & treatment.”

7 Oct


“The crime fiction genre offers the writer infinite diversity of theme and treatment.”

~ Stanley Ellin, 6 October 1916 – 31 July 1986

Ellin was an American mystery writer who won three Edgar Allan Poe Awards. Several episodes of Alfred Hitchcock Presents were based on Ellin short stories, and his novels Dreadful SummitHouse of Cards, and The Bind were adapted into feature films. 

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