Night Has A Thousand Eyes: A Novel by Cornell WoolrichNight Has A Thousand Eyes: A Novel by Cornell Woolrich

Night Has A Thousand Eyes: A Novel

byCornell Woolrich

Paperback | December 11, 2012

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A new Pegasus Crime edition of the landmark noir novel by "the supreme master of suspense." (Marilyn Stasio, The New York Times Book Review)

In Woolrich's iconic tale, Detective Tom Shawn saves a lovely young woman from a suicide attempt one night, and later hears her story. She is in despair because the death of her wealthy father has been predicted by a confidence man seemingly gifted with the power of clairvoyance; a man whose predictions have unerringly aided her father in his business many times before. Shawn and a squad of detectives investigate this dire prediction and try to avert the millionaire businessman from meeting his ordained end at the stroke of midnight.  

One of Cornell Woolrich's most influential novels, this classic noir tale of a man struggling with his ability to see the future is arguably the author's best in its depiction of a doomed vision of predestination.

From the 1930s until his death in 1968, Cornell Woolrich riveted the reading public with his mystery, suspense, and horror stories. Classic films like Hitchcock's Rear Window and Trauffaut's The Bride Wore Black and novels like Night has a Thousand Eyes and The Black Angel earned Woolrich epithets like "the twentieth century's Edgar Al...
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Title:Night Has A Thousand Eyes: A NovelFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:256 pages, 8.25 × 5.5 × 1 inShipping dimensions:8.25 × 5.5 × 1 inPublished:December 11, 2012Publisher:WW NortonLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1605984191

ISBN - 13:9781605984193

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Editorial Reviews

Cornell Woolrich can distill more terror, more excitement, more downright nail-biting suspense than nearly all his competitors.—Ellery Queen

You can palpably feel the agony in Woolrich and his work.—James Ellroy

The great master of the infinite terror of prosaic everyday detail.—Anthony Boucher