Publisher: WW Norton & Co
Language:English | Number of Pages: 224 | Format: Paperback
Isbn-10: 0393326314 | Isbn-13: 9780393326314 | Publish date: 22/03/2005
Also available as: Hardcover
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With Norton's publication of The Black House, 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 and The Black House 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.