A Suspension of Mercy

eAudio - unabridged
Audio (7.28 hours)
Product Number: Z100100809
Released: Nov 03, 2015
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781504663519
Narrator/s: Simon Vance
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Description

Throughout her career, Patricia Highsmith brought a keen literary eye and a genius for plumbing the psychopathic mind to more than thirty works of fiction, unparalleled in their placid deviousness and sardonic humor. With deadpan accuracy, she delighted in creating true sociopaths in the guise of the everyday man or woman. In A Suspension of Mercy, a masterpiece of noir fantasy, Highsmith revels in eliciting the unsettling psychological forces that lurk beneath the surface of everyday contemporary life.Sydney Bartleby has killed his wife. At least, he has thought about it, compulsively, repeatedly, plotting schemes, designing escapes, forging alibis. Of course he has; he's a thriller writer. He even knows how to dispose of her body. But when Alicia takes a long, unannounced holiday, Sydney descends into the treacherous world of his own fantasy.

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Author(s): Patricia Highsmith
Original Publish Date: Nov 03, 2015

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