Cry of the Owl by Patricia Highsmith
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Cry of the Owl
By Patricia Highsmith

The Cry of the Owl

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Cry of the Owl by Patricia Highsmith

Book Description

Robert Forester didn't look like the kind of man to be a prowler. His ex-wife had told the police he was erratic, liable to violence, had evenfired a gun at her. Maybe he was psychopathic murderer...

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780099282976
ISBN-10: 0099282976
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 129mm x 17mm)
Pages: 272
Imprint: Vintage
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Publish Date: 2-Sep-1999
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Reviews

US Kirkus Review » Robert, a prowler-peeper with a record of instability, is perhaps more harmless than he seems, certainly to Jenny, the object of his observation, who gets rid of her fiance- Greg- and falls in love with him. With Greg's disappearance he is suspect; his ex-wife's scurrulous remarks and Jenny's suicide contribute; and he is still more alone when his recurrent dream of death is fulfilled...Again a distinct originality and intentional obscurity- to tantalize and terrify (although the negligent police action is harder to reconcile.) (Kirkus Reviews)


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Author Biography - Patricia Highsmith

Patricia Highsmith was born in Fort Worth, Texas in 1921. Her parents moved to New York when she was six, and she attended the Julia Richmond High School and Barnard College. In her senior year she edited the college magazine, having decided to become a writer at the age of sixteen. Her first novel, Strangers on a Train, was made into a famous film by Alfred Hitchcock in 1951. The Talented Mr Ripley, published in 1955, was awarded the Edgar Allen Poe Scroll by the Mystery Writers of America. Patricia Highsmith died in Locarno, Switzerland in 1995. Her last novel Small g: A Summer Idyll was published posthumously just over a month later.

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