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Black House

by Patricia Highsmith

WW Norton | December 14, 2004 | Trade Paperback

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With Norton''s publication of , Patricia Highsmith''s entire body of work is now back in print. First published in 1981, this volume is one of Highsmith''s most nuanced and psychologically suspenseful works. The stories in mine classic Highsmith terrain as they sketch the lives of suburban dwellers that appear quite normal at first but unravel to reveal their proximity to the macabre. This collection is a perfect example of Highsmith''s view of human nature and a fitting capstone to the reintroduction of one of the twentieth century''s greatest writers.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 224 pages, 8.25 × 5.6 × 0.75 in

Published: December 14, 2004

Publisher: WW Norton

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0393326314

ISBN - 13: 9780393326314

Found in: Mystery and Suspense

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Black House

by Patricia Highsmith

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 224 pages, 8.25 × 5.6 × 0.75 in

Published: December 14, 2004

Publisher: WW Norton

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0393326314

ISBN - 13: 9780393326314

From the Publisher

With Norton''s publication of , Patricia Highsmith''s entire body of work is now back in print. First published in 1981, this volume is one of Highsmith''s most nuanced and psychologically suspenseful works. The stories in mine classic Highsmith terrain as they sketch the lives of suburban dwellers that appear quite normal at first but unravel to reveal their proximity to the macabre. This collection is a perfect example of Highsmith''s view of human nature and a fitting capstone to the reintroduction of one of the twentieth century''s greatest writers.

About the Author

Patricia Highsmith (1921–1995) was the author of more than twenty novels, including Strangers on a Train, The Price of Salt and The Talented Mr. Ripley, as well as numerous short stories.

Editorial Reviews

"Highsmith writes the verbal equivalent of a drug--easy to consume, darkly euphoric, totally addictive."