Nothing That Meets The Eye by Patricia HighsmithNothing That Meets The Eye by Patricia Highsmith

Nothing That Meets The Eye

byPatricia Highsmith

Paperback | October 28, 2003

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THE PATRICIA HIGHSMITH RENAISSANCE continues with Nothing That Meets the Eye, a brilliant collection of twenty-eight psychologically penetrating stories, a great majority of which are published for the first time in this collection. This volume spans almost fifty years of Highsmith's career and establishes her as a permanent member of our American literary canon, as attested by recent publication of two of these stories in The New Yorker and Harper's.
As a writer of novels, short stories, and teleplays, Highsmith is known for her character studies exploring people's darker side---the side of an apparently moral person who is capable of murder. Highsmith likes to examine the ways in which people can get to the point at which they are capable of murder, as well as who they become afte...
Title:Nothing That Meets The EyeFormat:PaperbackPublished:October 28, 2003Publisher:W W NortonLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0393325008

ISBN - 13:9780393325003


Editorial Reviews

"One of the exhilarating effects of reading Highsmith's stories ... is the greatly enlarged sense of her range and energy ... in their surehandedness, their amazing breadth and abundance ... [these stories] compel attention and they add significantly to her already formidable presence."