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Hugh Pentecost

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The Obituary Club - Hugh Pentecost
1959 UK hardback first edition, first impression, Boardman, London
A near fine book in VG++ unclipped dust jacket
Book has no names,inscriptions or stamps etc, tight and square
The jacket shows only minor rubs to edges
A lovely clean copy
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Random Killer - Hugh Pentecost
1980 UK hardback first edition, first impression, Hale, London
A near fine book in near fine unclipped dust jacket
Book has no names,inscriptions or stamps etc, tight and square
The jacket shows no loss or tears
A murder, set in a plush New York hotel threatens to destroy Pierre Chambrun's world. A few hours after the killer stikes again!
A nice bright example and a scarce book
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also see Judson Philips

Brief Biography
PENTECOST, Hugh. Pseudonym for Judson (Pentecost) Philips; also writes as Philip Owen. American. Born in Northfield, Massachusetts, 10 August 1903. Educated in London; Mohegan Lake Military Academy; Columbia University, New York, A.B. 1925. Married Norma Burton in 1951; one son; one daughter and two sons by a former marriage. Sports Reporter for New York Tribune while in high school; contributor to pulps and slicks in 1940's and 1950's. Co-Owner and Editor, Harlem Valley Times, 1949-56; Founder and Producer, Sharon Playhouse, Connecticut, 1950-77; political columnist and book reviewer, Lakeville Journal; radio talk show host, WTOR, Ter-rington, Connecticut, 1970-76. Past President, Mystery Writers of America. Recipient: Mystery Writers of America Grand Master Award, 1973; Nero Wolfe Award. 1982

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