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The Resource The crime writer : a novel, Jill Dawson

The crime writer : a novel, Jill Dawson

Label
The crime writer : a novel
Title
The crime writer
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Jill Dawson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In 1964, the eccentric American novelist Patricia Highsmith is hiding out in a cottage in Suffolk, to concentrate on her writing and escape her fans. She has another motive too - a secret romance with a married lover based in London. Unfortunately it soon becomes clear that all her demons have come with her. Prowlers, sexual obsessives, frauds, imposters, suicides and murderers: the tropes of her fictions clamour for her attention, rudely intruding on her peaceful Suffolk retreat. After the arrival of Ginny, an enigmatic young journalist bent on interviewing her, events take a catastrophic turn. Except, as always in Highsmith's troubled life, matters are not quite as they first appear ... Masterfully recreating Highsmith's much exercised fantasies of murder and madness, Jill Dawson probes the darkest reaches of the imagination in this novel - at once a brilliant portrait of a writer and an atmospheric, emotionally charged, riveting tale
Cataloging source
YDX
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Dawson, Jill
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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  • Highsmith, Patricia
  • Highsmith, Patricia
Label
The crime writer : a novel, Jill Dawson
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn972392619
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Harper Perennial paperback
Extent
246 pages
Isbn
9780062669582
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)972392619
Label
The crime writer : a novel, Jill Dawson
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn972392619
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Harper Perennial paperback
Extent
246 pages
Isbn
9780062669582
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)972392619

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