Featuring History of Mystery/Detective Fiction and Other Literary Ramblings of Elizabeth Foxwell
Monday, September 18, 2017
Interview with Evan Hunter (1994).
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Evan Hunter (aka Ed McBain) was the guest on Connecticut Voicesin October 1994 to discuss his book There Was a Little Girl(featuring attorney Matthew Hope). He covers his background in art, the reaction to his novel The Blackboard Jungle and to the start of a new series with Hope, the beginning of the McBain pseudonym, the 87th Precinct novels, and the experience of working with Alfred Hitchcock on The Birds. "Paint the picture for the reader to see . . . with words," says Hunter.