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Beast in View
Beast in View
Author: Margaret Millar
A psychological thriller by a mistress of suspense at the top of her form and 1956 winner of the Edgar Allan Poe Award. What starts with a crank call from an old school chum sets the lonely, aloof, financially comfortable Miss Helen Clarvoe on a path as predictable only as madness. Lured from her rooms in a second-rate residential Hollywood hot...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780786706679
ISBN-10: 0786706678
Publication Date: 11/30/1999
Pages: 160
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Publisher: Carroll Graf Publishers
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover
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A lonely, wealthy woman subjected to harassing phone calls hires a retired policeman to investigate the matter. Suffers a bit from an ending that, while it may have been a shock at the time, isn't much of a surprise now. Still as gracefully written as one would expect from Millar, one of the most underrated mystery writers.
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