Little Tales of Misogyny: A Virago Modern Classic (VMC 5)

Little Tales of Misogyny: A Virago Modern Classic (VMC 5)

By: Patricia Highsmith (author)Paperback

1 - 2 weeks availability

£4.79 RRP £5.99  You save £1.20 (20%) & FREE Saver Delivery on orders over £25

Description

Little Tales of Misogyny is Highsmith's legendary, cultish short-story collection. With an eerie simplicity of style, Highsmith turns our next-door neighbours into sadistic psychopaths, lying in wait among white picket fences and manicured lawns. In these darkly satirical, often hilarious, sketches you'll meet seemingly familiar women with the power to destroy both themselves and the men around them. 'The No.1 Greatest Crime Writer' The Times

Create a review

About Author

Patricia Highsmith (1921-1995) was born in Fort Worth, Texas. 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 each time with a sense of personal danger'. Patricia Highsmith died in Locarno, Switzerland, in February 1995. Her last novel, Small g: A Summer Idyll, was published posthumously, the same year.

Product Details

  • publication date: 29/01/2015
  • ISBN13: 9780349004938
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 144
  • ID: 9780349004938
  • weight: 108
  • ISBN10: 0349004935

Delivery Information

  • Saver Delivery: Yes
  • 1st Class Delivery: Yes
  • Courier Delivery: Yes
  • Store Delivery: Yes

Prices are for internet purchases only. Prices and availability in WHSmith Stores may vary significantly

Close