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The crime writer : a novel / Jill Dawson.

Dawson, Jill. (Author).
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780062669582
  • Physical Description: 246 pages ; 21 cm
  • Edition: First Harper Perennial paperback.
  • Publisher: New York : Harper Perennial, 2017.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally published: London : Sceptre, 2016.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 243-246).
Summary, etc.:
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.
Subject: Highsmith, Patricia, 1921-1995 > Fiction.
Genre: Biographical fiction.
Historical fiction.

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