Edith's Diary Author:Patricia Highsmith "As long as Edith was two women there was hope. Edith Howland's dreams were ordinary. A Marraiage she could count on; a son who would make a respectable place for himself. But the ordinary betrayed her... her husband left her, and her son was a 18 alcholic. Clutching her fanticies, she helped herself to the life she really wanted. Until... her d... more »iary became her life.« less
Newsweek calls this book, "A fineb& chilling charactr study." While the Chicago Tribune states, " Succeeds in taking the commonplace life of one woman during a period of twenty years, placing one everyday occurance upon another,and building to a chilling climax." "Highsmith proceeds with the slow & sure building of a master architect & impeceptibly weaves a web of intrigue from which the reader is powerless to escape." This is "A scrumptious & clearheaded novel about parents, and childen, and marriage." says the New York Review of Books.