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Edith's Diary
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 »
ISBN: 143066
Publication Date: 1977
Pages: 294

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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.