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Small g : a summer idyll

Author: Patricia Highsmith
Publisher: New York : Norton, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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In unmistakable Highsmithian fashion, Small g, Patricia Highsmith's final novel, opens near a seedy Zurich bar with the brutal murder of Petey Ritter. Unraveling the vagaries of love, sexuality, jealousy, and death, Highsmith weaves a mystery both hilarious and astonishing, a classic fairy tale executed with a characteristic penchant for darkness. Published in paperback for the first time in America, Small g is at  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Black humor (Literature)
Love stories
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patricia Highsmith
ISBN: 0393059235 9780393059236 0393327035 9780393327038
OCLC Number: 54374641
Description: 310 p. ; 22 cm.
Responsibility: Patricia Highsmith.

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Completed just months before Patricia Highsmith's death in 1995, "Small g" explores the labyrinthine intricacies of passion, sexuality, and jealousy in a kinky, charming tale of love misdirected,  Read more...

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All those qualities that have made Highsmith such an important figure her carefully crafted prose, her understanding of human frailties and the randomness of life are present in this final work. Read more...

 
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