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Troubled daughters, twisted wives

Patricia Highsmith

Troubled daughters, twisted wives

stories from the trailblazers of domestic suspense

by Patricia Highsmith

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women,
  • Women authors,
  • Women murderers,
  • American fiction,
  • Psychopaths,
  • Daughters,
  • Fiction

  • About the Edition

    A salute to the real femmes fatales of the domestic suspense genre, and the deceitful children, deranged husbands, vengeful friends, and murderous wives they unleashed. Sarah Weinman, one of today"s preeminent authorities of crime fiction, brings together fourteen chilling stories by women who -- from the 1940s through the mid-1970s -- took a scalpel to contemporary society and sliced away to revel its dark essence.

    Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Sarah Weinman
    ContributionsTyre, Nedra, Jackson, Shirley, 1916-1965, Callahan, Barbara, 1935-2009, Caspary, Vera, 1899-1987, Nielsen, Helen, Hughes, Dorothy B. (Dorothy Belle), 1904-1993, Harrington, Joyce, Holding, Elisabeth Sanxay, 1889-1955, Armstrong, Charlotte, 1905-1969, Davis, Dorothy Salisbury, Millar, Margaret, 1915-1994, De Ford, Miriam Allen, 1888-1975, Fremlin, Celia
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS647.W6 T67 2013
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxv, 356 pages
    Number of Pages356
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27148117M
    ISBN 100143122541
    ISBN 109780143122548
    LC Control Number2013011939
    OCLC/WorldCa837144248

    Sarah Weinman's superbly curated collection, Troubled Daughters, Twisted Wives, aims to look back at the writing and writers that made the genre of domestic suspense not only possible, but popular. Because there was a time, surprisingly not so long ago, when mysteries focused only on police dramas and whodunit tales, and offered no place for. Troubled Daughters, Twisted Wives, is a wonderful anthology of crime fiction (domestic crime fiction) from days gone by, all written by by Sarah Weinman, this book contains some (14) chilling stories from days gone by. Many of the authors were ones I was familiar with and a few I've enjoyed in the past, like Patricia Highsmith and Shirley : (Diane) Bibliophile By The Sea.

    Get this from a library! Troubled daughters, twisted wives: stories from the trailblazers of domestic suspense. [Sarah Weinman; Patricia Highsmith; Nedra Tyre; Shirley Jackson; Barbara Callahan; Vera Caspary; Helen Nielsen; Dorothy B Hughes; Joyce Harrington; Elisabeth Sanxay Holding; Charlotte Armstrong; Dorothy Salisbury Davis; Margaret Millar; Miriam Allen De Ford; . Fourteen chilling tales from the pioneering women who created the domestic suspense genre Murderous wives, deranged husbands, deceitful children, and vengeful friends. Few know these characters--and their creators--better than Sarah Weinman. One of today's preeminent authorities on crime fiction, Weinman asks: Where would bestselling authors like Gillian Flynn, Sue .

    The Short Story Project continues, with yet another story from Troubled Daughters Twisted Wives, edited by Sarah Weinman. Next up in the book–which I can’t seem to either put down or step away from–is “Louisa, Please Come Home” by Shirley Jackson. “Louisa,” my mothers voice came over the radio; it frightened me badly for a minute. Troubled Daughters, Twisted Wives: Stories from the Trailblazers of Domestic Suspense Edited by Sarah Weinman. Penguin, $16 trade paper (p) ISBN


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The authors featured in this two volume collection are Vera Caspary, Helen Eustis, Dorothy B. Troubled Daughters, Twisted Wives delivers page after page of pure, dark pleasure."—Koethi Zan, author of The Never List About the Author Sarah Weinman is the news editor for Publishers Marketplace and writes the monthly “Crimewave” mystery and /5(29).

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