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The Animal-Lover's Book of Beastly Murder
The Animal-Lover's Book of Beastly Murder
Author: Patricia Highsmith
Following the national bestseller Selected Stories, this fall brings the republication of a gripping Highsmith classic. Stories from The Animal-Lover's Book of Beastly Murder portray, with incisive humor, the murderously competitive desires of our most trusted companions. In this satirical reprise of Kafka, cats, dogs, and the oc...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780393323665
ISBN-10: 0393323668
Publication Date: 10/2002
Pages: 256
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Publisher: W. W. Norton Company
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover
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Would your beloved cat avenge your murder? Are those adorable hamsters planning to annhilate you? Patricia Highsmith's ingenious collection of tales is fiendish good fun sure to delight any animal lover. The ultimate excersise in anthropomorphization "The Animal Lover's book of Beastly Murder" runs the gamut from darkly funny to tragic, touching and horrifying. Its enough to make you scratch your new kitten behind the ears, give man's best friend an extra treat and maybe take a second look at exactly what those ants are so busy doing in that ant farm.
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