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6 edition of Papa La-Bas found in the catalog.

Papa La-Bas

John Dickson Carr

Papa La-Bas

by John Dickson Carr

  • 197 Want to read
  • 32 Currently reading

Published by Carroll & Graf Pub .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Crime & mystery,
  • Mystery & Detective - Traditional British,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - Mystery/ Detective,
  • Mystery/Suspense,
  • Mystery & Detective - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages186
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8175497M
    ISBN 100881844942
    ISBN 109780881844948
    OCLC/WorldCa19782700

    It's nice that you found another mention of it in the Papa La-Bas book, but this book is a work of fiction and not a reliable source. I am still planning on cleaning this up, but I've just not had time to do more research or updates. Maybe later this summer. Brecluse , 28 July (UTC).   Papa La-Bas by John Dickson Carr was published in The setting is New Orleans, it’s an unstable time as people can feel the probability of civil war in the near future. The story involves voodoo which is apparently called Papa La-Bas in New Orleans and isn’t always a force for evil, it can be used for good too.

    Events. January 1 – Cecil Day-Lewis is announced as the new Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom.; March 28 – Glidrose Publications releases the James Bond novel, Colonel Sun by "Robert Markham" (a pseudonym for Kingsley Amis).Initially intended to relaunch the Bond book series after the death in of the character's creator, Ian Fleming, Colonel Sun ends up as the final book in the. Papa La Bas. likes. Duke01 - Spoken Word / Rap dWyZaK tHe ElEvAtOr - Dex Lee - Drums Chis - Bass Andy - Guitar.

    Fire, Burn! is a historical mystery novel by John Dickson is about a police officer who is transported back in time to when the British police was first formed. Carr considered this one of his best impossible crime novels. Awards. - Grand Prix de Littérature Policière - best foreign novel, tied with The Daughter of Time by Josephine Tey. John Dickson Carr was an American author. He was born on Novem and died on Febru at the age of He wrote in the mystery, detective novel, murder and historical mystery genre.


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The scene in Papa La-Bas is New Orleans in There, strong men, lov /5. Papa La-Bas Hardcover – January 1, by John Dickson Carr (Author) › Visit Amazon's John Dickson Carr Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author.

Learn about Author Central. John 3/5(1). Papa LaBas (creator: Ishmael Reed) Papa LaBas (PaPa LaBas is how it is written in the first book) is a black Afro-American aged 50 (and, at the very end, ) in Mumbo Jumbo, and in his "young 70s" in The Last Days of Louisiana is a private eye and "noonday HooDoo" (whatever that means).

In the first book, he says he is "practicing in my Neo-HooDoo therapy center named by my critics. Print book: Fiction: English: 1st edView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects: Diplomatic and consular service, British -- Fiction. New Orleans (La.) -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Fiction. Diplomatic and consular service, British. View all subjects; More like this: Similar Items. The scene in Papa La-Bas is New Orleans in There, strong men, lovely women, dark magic and violence swirl around Senator Judah P.

Benjamin, who can solve any problem by logical analysis, and Richard Macrae, Her Majesty's Consul, when they witness a devilish murder. PAPA LA-BAS. First UK edition, first printing. Original brown cloth with gilt lettering, in dustwrapper. A fine copy, tight and square, with no inscriptions or stamps.

£25 Ask a question. Do you have a book like this to sell. Read the Sell Books to Lucius page for more information on how to sell to us. Author: CARR, John Dickson. Published.

Papa La-Bas by John Dickson Carr () It's and Richard Macrae, Her Brittanic Majesty's Consul in New Orleans, has been in the city for a year. The duties are light and he has been fortunate to make some good friends and acquaintances, but for the past seven weeks he has had a strange feeling that he was being followed and spied upon.

Is a major character in Ishmael Reed's novels Mumbo Jumbo () and The Last Days of Louisiana Red (). Insofar as these books fit into the detective genre, Papa LaBas is a hoodoo investigator trying to solve crimes; but since these novels also are mysteries in the metaphysical sense, LaBas is, as Gerald Duff notes, a “cultural diagnostician and healer.”.

Papa Legba is a loa in Haitian Vodou, who serves as the intermediary between the loa and stands at a spiritual crossroads and gives (or denies) permission to speak with the spirits of Guinee, and is believed to speak all human Haiti, he is the great elocutioner.

PAPA LA-BAS Hardcover – January 1, by John Dickerson Carr (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ — $ Paperback "Please retry" $ $ $ Mass Market Paperback "Please retry" $/5(1). Buy a cheap copy of Papa La-Bas book by John Dickson Carr.

The scene in Papa La-Bas is New Orleans in There, strong men, lovely women, dark magic and violence swirl around Senator Judah P. Benjamin, who can solve any Free shipping over $/5(1). Among dozens of John Dickson Carr novels read during the last few months, for some reason this one stands out as a curiosity.

It is clearly not as good as many other Carr books, perhaps owing to the author's declining health at the time (, a good 30 years after Carr's prime years of output).3/5(1).

Buy Papa La-Bas by John Dickson Carr from Waterstones today. Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £ John Dickson Carr (Novem – Febru ) was an American author of detective stories, who also published using the pseudonyms Carter Dickson, Carr Dickson, and Roger Fairbairn.

Carr is generally regarded as one of the greatest writers of so-called "Golden Age" mysteries; complex, plot-driven stories in which the puzzle is was influenced in this regard by the.

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More than a New Orleans moon in this Carr-te Blanche potpourri of quadroon balls, ancient legends, voodoo queens, duels and. Papa La-Bas is a term for Satan. The protagonist is a British Consul in New Orleans.

The story takes place a couple of year before the Civil War and, the "detective" in the tale is a Senator, who is a historical figure that becomes Secretary of State in Jefferson Davis's Cabinet/5(2).

Mumbo Jumbo: a dazzling classic finally gets the recognition it deserves | Books | The Guardian. In his novel Mumbo JumboReed writes the story of an ‘epidemic’ of black culture—song, dance, slang and other elements—spreading into mainstream America.

Reed sets most of his story in New York during the Jazz Age. A novel of old New Orleans--Dust jkt. Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Boxid IA Camera. Papa La-Bas epub 下载 mobi 下载 pdf 下载 txt 下载 Papa La-Bas epub 下载 mobi 下载 pdf 下载 txt 下载 Papa La-Bas pdf epub mobi txt 下载 图书描述 Set in the exotic New Orleans ofthe novel follows Senator Judah P.

Benjamin through a maze of voodoo and military intrigue as he searches for clues to a mysterious murder. PAPA LA-BAS: A Novel of Old New Orleans. by CARR, John Dickson. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at : Papa La-Bas (Carr, John Dickson): Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading.

May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. Possible ex library copy, thatâ ll have the markings and stickers associated from the library. Accessories such as CD, codes, toys, may not be Range: $ - $Papa La Bas J Here she is, the magnificent creation by myself and the oh so talented Suzi Ruthless, her vocals are so beautiful throughout this, and the writing is emotive and amazing, im so very very proud of this work.