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Tales of natural and unnatural catastrophes

Patricia Highsmith

Tales of natural and unnatural catastrophes

by Patricia Highsmith

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Published by Atlantic Monthly Press, Distributed by Little, Brown in New York, NY .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementPatricia Highsmith.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3558.I366
The Physical Object
Pagination189 p. ;
Number of Pages189
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22368255M
ISBN 100871133415
OCLC/WorldCa20015993

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Praise “With Edith’s Diary, Patricia Highsmith has produced a masterpiece.”–The Times Literary Supplement “Miss Highsmith is a writer of intense probes to the very core of her heroine with a controlled ferocity and single-mindedness that illumines every page of the novel. Moved to a small village near Locarno, Switzerland, in , where she remained for the rest of her life. Published novel Found in the Street () and the short story collections Mermaids on the Golf Course () and Tales of Natural and Unnatural Catastrophes (). Received Chevalier dans l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres from the French.

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Ten heavy-handed parables, mostly cartoonish and occasionally stomach-turning&#;aimed at such worthy but obvious contemporary targets as homelessness, pollution, militarism, nuclear power, right-wing religions, and Nancy Reagan.

None of these preachy farces is thought-provoking or genuinely horrific, but a few do conjure up images that are undeniably nauseating. In "The Mysterious Cemetery. : Tales of Natural and Unnatural Catastrophes: First UK Edition. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR IN THE YEAR OF PUBLICATION TO HER PUBLISHER.

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A first edition of Tales of Natural and Unnatural Catastrophes, published in hardback by Bloomsbury injacket design by husband and wife team Frances Newell and John Sorrell – latterly of design charity The Sorrell Foundation – with a cover illustration by Kurt Hoyte, who would go on to illustrate the covers of the –90 Corgi reprints of six Jim Thompson novels.