176 pages, 8.25 × 5.6 × 0.65 in
December 14, 2004
W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 0393326322
ISBN - 13: 9780393326321
About the Book
"Highsmith's writing is wicked . . . it puts a spell on you, after which you feel altered, even tainted."-Entertainment Weekly
From the Publisher
With Norton's publication of , Patricia Highsmith's entire body of work is now back in print. First published in 1979, this volume is one of Highsmith's most nuanced and psychologically suspenseful works. gathers stories that explore the hypocrisies of the Catholic Church, the writing life, Poe-like horror fantasies, and more. 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, The Blunderer and The Talented Mr. Ripley, as well as numerous short stories.
"Highsmith writes the verbal equivalent of a drug--easy to consume, darkly euphoric, totally addictive."