Nothing that Meets the Eye

Nothing that Meets the Eye
Author : Patricia Highsmith
Publisher : Hachette UK
Total Pages : 436
Release : 2014-03-06
ISBN 10 : 9780349004778
ISBN 13 : 0349004773
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nothing that Meets the Eye Book Description:

'These tales should not be glanced at by those with even the slightest history of poor mental health . . . Highsmith's dark humour oozes through this new collection like a particularly delicious poison' Andrew Wilson, Independent on Sunday This volume of stories spans almost fifty years of Highsmith's career, allowing us to see how she evolved from a struggling freelance writer in New York to one of the greatest writers of the twentieth century. The stories assembled in Nothing That Meets the Eye, written between 1938 and 1982, are vintage Highsmith: a gigolo-like psychopath preys on unfulfilled career women; a lonely spinster's fragile hold on reality is tethered to the bottle; an estranged postal worker invents homicidal fantasies about his coworkers. While some stories anticipate the diabolical narratives of the Ripley novels, others possess a sweetness that forces us to see the author in a new light. These are suspenseful, playful, taut and psychologically gripping stories, evidence of an extraordinary talent.


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