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"Like life itself my stories have no point and get absolutely nowhere." -- Thorne Smith
James Thorne Smith Jr. (March 27, 1892–June 21, 1934), was an American writer of humorous supernatural fantasy fiction.

Best known today for his creation of Topper, Smith's comic fantasy fiction (most of it involving sex, lots of drinking, and supernatural transformations, and aided by racy illustrations) sold millions of copies in the early 1930s. Smith drank as steadily as his characters; his appearance in James Thurber's The Years With Ross involves an unexplained week-long disappearance. Smith was born in Annapolis, Maryland the son of a Navy commodore, attended Dartmouth College, and after hungry years in Greenwich Village working part-time as an advertising agent, Smith achieved meteoric success with the publication of Topper in 1926. He died of a heart attack in 1934 while vacationing in Florida.

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Total Books: 65
Topper y los fantasmas joviales
2015 - Topper Y Los Fantasmas Joviales [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9788492979523
ISBN-10: 8492979526
Genre: Literature & Fiction

2011 - Turnabout (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781447402268
ISBN-10: 144740226X
Genres: History, Literature & Fiction

The Night Life of the Gods
2011 - The Night Life of the Gods (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781447403357
ISBN-10: 1447403355
Genre: Literature & Fiction

The Bishop's Jaegers
2010 - The Bishop's Jaegers (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781434409034
ISBN-10: 1434409031

Out O' Luck Biltmore Oswald Very Much at Sea
2009 - Out O' Luck Biltmore Oswald Very Much at Sea (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780217629300
ISBN-10: 021762930X

2009 - Rain in the Doorway [World Cultural Heritage Library] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
2009 - Skin and Bones [World Cultural Heritage Library] (Paperback)Paperback
2009 - The Glorious Pool [World Cultural Heritage Library] (Paperback)Paperback
2009 - Topper the Jovial Ghosts the Misadventures of Topper [World Cultural Heritage Library] (Paperback)
2009 - Topper Takes a Trip [World Cultural Heritage Library] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
Biltmore Oswald the diary of a hapless recruit
2009 - Biltmore Oswald the Diary of a Hapless Recruit (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781458824059
ISBN-10: 1458824055

The Jovial Ghosts The Misadventures of Topper
2008 - The Jovial Ghosts the Misadventures of Topper [Dodo Press] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781406591569
ISBN-10: 1406591564
Genre: Literature & Fiction

The Stray Lamb
2008 - The Stray Lamb [Dodo Press] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781406591576
ISBN-10: 1406591572
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.

2001 - Topper (Audio CD)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9780786197514
ISBN-10: 078619751X
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Horror
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.

Topper Library Edition
2001 - Topper Library Edition (Audio Cassette)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780786119752
ISBN-10: 0786119756
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Horror, Humor & Entertainment
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.

Bishop's Jaegers
1988 - Bishop's Jaegers (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780891904342
ISBN-10: 0891904344
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.

The Stray Lamb
1980 - The Stray Lamb (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780345287243
ISBN-10: 034528724X
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy
  • Currently 4.2/5 Stars.

Stray Lamb
Stray Lamb (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780416201406
ISBN-10: 0416201407

Out O'Luck
Out O'luck (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780848811747
ISBN-10: 0848811747

Passionate Witch
Passionate Witch (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780891904335
ISBN-10: 0891904336
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 2.5/5 Stars.

Topper A Ribald Adventure
Topper a Ribald Adventure (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780896215894
ISBN-10: 089621589X
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.