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Anthony Boucher
Pseudonym: H.H. Holmes

Pseudonym of William Anthony Parker White. He was born in Oakland, California. He graduated from Pasadena High School in 1928. Boucher attended Pasadena Junior College and then the University of Southern California, where he obtained a BA in Spanish in 1932. In 1934, he went to Los Angeles to become a scriptwriter, but was unable to get work. He began reviewing theater and music for a weekly paper, the United Progressive News. In 1938, he married Phyllis Price. In 1942, the couple returned to Berkeley. Boucher began reviewing mysteries and science fiction for the San Francisco Chronicle and published stories in Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine. In 1951, he became the mystery reviewer for the New York Times. He also wrote under the pseudonym 'H.H. Holmes'.


Titles and year of publication:  

 1) The Case of the Seven of Calvary  1937
 2) The Case of the Crumpled Knave  1939
 3) The Case of the Baker Street Irregulars (Also published as: Blood on Baker Street [1953])  1940
 4) The Case of the Solid Key  1941
 5) The Case of the Seven Sneezes  1942
 6) Far and Away (short stories)  1945
 7) The Compleat Werewolf and other tales of fantasy and science fiction (short stories)  1969
 8) Exeunt Murderers (short stories)  1983
As 'H.H. Holmes'
 1) Nine Times Nine  1940
 2) Rocket to the Morgue  1942

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