Browsing the archives for the Aussie Pulp tag

Tobruk Target

Author: W.H. Williams Publisher: Horwitz Published:1959 Pictured: 1963 Paperback edition Book No: 3 Here’s another old Australian war story, published by Horwitz. I don’t have time to read this at the moment, but I thought I would share a little bit about the book. From the back: The tiny desert patrol clawed across the burning […]

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The Two Edged Sword

Author: L.B. Earle Publisher: Horwitz Published: 1965 Book No: 31 Following on from Tuesday’s post about Prisoner of War pulp fiction, published in Australia in the 1960s. Here’s another one, The Two Edged Sword. Once again, I have not read this one, but it would appear that this time American Marines are the target for […]

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Beasts of Bushido

Author: Michael Owen Publisher: Scripts Published: 1967 Book No: 13 I have not actually read this book, which I picked up in a second hand shop last year. But I have a fascination with the strange sub-genre of war action adventure books that came out in Australia in the mid 1960s. Rather than being stories […]

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Striking Force

Author: L. K. Jackson Publisher: Horwitz Published: 1965 Book No: 32 Striking Force is another men on a mission title from Australian publisher Horwitz. This tale is pretty grim, focusing on the fear of going into battle – and author L.K. Jackson does quite a good job of ratcheting up that tension. Almost too good […]

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Commando Assault

Author: R. Charlett Publisher: Horwitz Publications Published: 1965 Book No: 1 A few months ago, I reviewed an action adventure novel called Commando Raid, written by R. Charlett, featuring rugged soldier, Captain ‘Pearly’ Gates. It was published by Horwitz Publications which was an Australian Publisher that put out a whole swag of pulp novels by […]

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Commando Raid

Author: R. Charlett Publisher: Horwitz Publications Published: 1965 Book No:. 3 Commando Raid is a slice of lurid Aussie pulp from Horwitz Publications, who were one of Australia’s leading producers of trashy thrill-a-minute stories. Sadly the likes of Horwitz no longer exist, and Australian genre fiction – although there is a surging groundswell, which I […]

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