Eleven by Patricia Highsmith

Eleven

byPatricia HighsmithForeword byGraham Greene

Paperback | July 12, 2011

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The legendary writer Patricia Highsmith is best remembered today for her chilling psychological thrillers The Talented Mr. Ripley and Strangers on a Train. A critically acclaimed best seller in Europe, Highsmith has for too long been underappreciated in the United States. Starting in 2011, Grove Press will begin to reissue nine of Highsmith's works. Eleven is Highsmith's first collection of short stories, an arresting group of dark masterpieces of obsession and foreboding, violence and instability. Here naturalists meet gruesome ends and unhinged heroes disturb our sympathies. This is a captivating, important collection from "one of the truly brilliant short-story writers of the twentieth century" (Otto Penzler). Includes an introduction by Graham Greene.

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Born in 1904, Graham Greene was the son of a headmaster and the fourth of six children. Preferring to stay home and read rather than endure the teasing at school that was a by-product of his father's occupation, Greene attempted suicide several times and eventually dropped out of school at the age of 15. His parents sent him to an anal...
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Title:ElevenFormat:PaperbackDimensions:208 pages, 8.25 × 5.5 × 0.54 inPublished:July 12, 2011Publisher:Grove/AtlanticLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0802145302

ISBN - 13:9780802145307

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