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Sour Tales for Sweethearts
Author: Patricia Highsmith

ISBN: 9780349006918
Format: Paperback
Number Of Pages: 32
Published: 26 May 2015
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 17.6 x 10.8 x 0.4
A subversive Valentine's gift from the Queen of Crime.

This poisonous little book contains four wicked stories of love gone wrong. Taken from Little Tales of Misogyny, Highsmith's satirical, cultish short-story collection, these dark and often funny sketches reveal how your lover may not always have your best interests at heart...

About the Author

Patricia Highsmith (1921-1995) was born in Fort Worth, Texas, and moved to New York when she was six, where she attended the Julia Richman High School and Barnard College. In her senior year she edited the college magazine, having decided at the age of sixteen to become a writer. Her first novel, Strangers on a Train, was made into a classic film by Alfred Hitchcock in 1951. The Talented Mr Ripley, published in 1955, introduced the fascinating anti-hero Tom Ripley, and was made into an Oscar-winning film in 1999 by Anthony Minghella. Graham Greene called Patricia Highsmith 'the poet of apprehension', saying that she 'created a world of her own - a world claustrophobic and irrational which we enter eac...

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