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Mysterious Literary Mustaches of Movember

MYSTERIOUS LITERARY MUSTACHES OF MOVEMBER MOVEMBER IS IN FULL SWING, AND OPEN ROAD MEDIA SALUTES THE MYSTERY AUTHORS WHO WORE THEIR MUSTACHES LOUD AND PROUD. THE THE REX STOUT THE LESTER DENT FRANK GRUBER Like his own trim upper-lip hair, pulp fiction author Lester Dent's life was guite unusual; hẹ prospected for gold in the Southwest, lived aboard a schooner for a few years, hunted for treasure in the Caribbean, and was a member of the Explorers Club. Frank Gruber's pulp fiction was freguently featured in Black Mask magazine. His best-known character, Oliver Quade, "the Human Encyclope- dia," only has one flaw: the lack of a mustache. Rex Stout was one of the moșt beloved mystery novelists, of all time, best known for creating the genius armchair deřective Nero Wolfe, who is as robust in stature as Stout's mustache. THE LAWRENCE SANDERS THE THE ELLERY QUEEN JOSEPH KOENIG Lawrence Sanders was the New Thanks to Fręderiç Dannay's Joseph Koenig is an author of hard-boiled fiction, and his mysteries gre as serious as his Suspenşe novels inclúding the chioed mystery authors. Ellery 'stache. A former crime report- Edward X. Delaney and Archy Queen was a pen name shared er, Koenig won critical accdaim McNally series, as well as the by Dannay and his coușin Man- for his first novel, Floater, a fred B. Lee, as well as the name grimly violent story of con men, of their most famous detective. cops, and killers in the Florida' Everglades. York Times-bestselling author facial hair, Ellery Queen joins of more than forty myštery and this illustrious list of musta- acclaimed Commandment books. THE RON GOULART EDWARD BUNKER Ron Goulart wrote novels starring series characters like Flash Gordon and the Phantom, and he published Hail Hibbler, a comic sci-fi novel that began the Odd Jobs, Inc., series. He has also written seyeral comic mystery, series, including șix books starring Groucho Marx, another famously mustached gentleman. Edward Bunker's life has played out like a movie: At seventeen, he became the youngest-ever inmate at San Quentin State "Prison. His first book, No Beast So Fierce, was published while he wąs incarcerated. Paroled eighteen months later, the reformed convict devoted the reșt of his life to writing novels, acting, and tending fo his mustache. www.OPENROADMEDIA.COM

Mysterious Literary Mustaches of Movember

shared by Open Road Media on Nov 23
Happy Movember! The month of November has long been devoted to mustaches, and we hope you're wearing yours loud and proud like these mystery authors!


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