The Animal-Lover"s Book of Beastly Murder

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I wondered before I bought this book The Animal-Lover's Book of Beastly Murder whether all the five-star ratings were justified. After finishing, I clearly agree with the five-star ratings. To enjoy this book, first, you have to love animals, and secondly, you /5(36).

Nowhere is Patricia Highsmith's affinity for animals more apparent than in The Animal-Lover's Book of Beastly Murder, for here she transfers the murderous thoughts and rages most associated with humans onto the animals themselves/5.

Nowhere is Patricia Highsmith's affinity for animals more apparent than in The Animal-Lover's Book of Beastly Murder, for here she transfers the murderous thoughts and rages most associated with humans onto the animals : "Grisly and atmospheric [these] stories feature small worlds of animal amorality in which the sweet taste of revenge leaves no aftertaste of guilt." — Publishers Weekly, The Animal-Lover's Book of Beastly Murder, Patricia Highsmith, Product Information Nowhere is Patricia Highsmith's affinity for animals more apparent than in The Animal-Lover's Book of Beastly Murder, for here she transfers the murderous thoughts and rages most associated with humans onto the animals themselves.

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The Animal-Lover's Book of Beastly Murder (Mass Market Paperback)Author: Patricia Highsmith. The Animal-Lover’s Book of Beastly Murder Patricia Highsmith W. NORTON & COMPANY NEW YORK LONDON For my cousin Dan Coates of Box Canyon Ranch, Weatherford, Texas CONTENTS Chorus Girl’s Absolutely Final Performance Djemal’s Revenge There I Was, Stuck with Bubsy Ming’s Biggest Prey In the Dead of Truffle Season The Bravest Rat in 4/5(32).

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I wondered before I bought this book The Animal-Lover's Book of Beastly Murder whether all the five-star ratings were justified. After finishing, I clearly agree with the five-star ratings. To enjoy this book, first, you have to love animals, and secondly, Reviews: 'Highsmith writes the verbal equivalent of a drug - easy to consume, darkly euphoric, totally addictive (She) belongs in the moody company of Dostoevsky or Angela Carter' Time Out Nowhere is Patricia Highsmith's affinity for animals more apparent than in The Animal-Lover's Book of Beastly Murder, for here she transfers the murderous thoughts and rages most associated with humans onto the Reviews: ‎"Grisly and atmospheric [these] stories feature small worlds of animal amorality in which the sweet taste of revenge leaves no aftertaste of guilt." —Publishers Weekly Nowhere is Patricia Highsmith's affinity for animals more apparent than in The Animal-Lover's Book of Beastly Murder, for.

Originally published in Britain inthis collection of 13 animal-vs.-human murder/horror tales has been slow to appear in the US and for good reason: the knee-jerk misanthropy that sometimes man Highsmith's superior suspense is dominant and oppressive here--in simplistic, predictable stories that substitute smiling gruesomeness for genuine cleverness or wit.

In this satirical reprise of Kafka, cats, dogs, and breeding rodents have the power to destroy the world in which we live. ABOUT THE ANIMAL-LOVER’S BOOK OF BEASTLY MURDER () Nowhere is Patricia Highsmith’s affinity for animals more apparent than in The Animal-Lover’s Book of Beastly Murder, for here she transfers the murderous thoughts and rages most associated with humans onto.

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The Animal Lovers Book of Beastly Murder by Patricia Highsmith and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Thirteen murder stories feature a jealous Siamese cat, a truffle-hunting pig, rebellious chickens, an elderly cockroach, a playful goat, and a brave rat.

Nowhere is Patricia Highsmith's affinity for animals more apparent than in The Animal-Lover's Book of Beastly Murder, for here she transfers the murderous thoughts and rages most associated with humans onto the animals will meet, for example, in "In the Dead of Truffle Season," a truffle-hunting pig who tries to whet his own appetite for a while; or Jumbo in "Chorus Girl's 5/5(1).

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by Francesca Del Moro. Since time immemorial, animals have been exploited and brutalised by human beings. Sometimes, they rise up against their tyrants, eventually killing them. Drawing inspiration from the book by Patricia Highsmith, this selection of poems stages violence with a harsh, blunt language.

Stories from The Animal-Lover's Book of Beastly Murder portray, with incisive humor, the murderously competitive desires of our most trusted companions.

In this satirical reprise of Kafka, cats, dogs, and the occasional cockroach are no longer benign elements of a happy home but actually have the power to destroy it.3/5.

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Octavo, original brown paper boards, original dust jacket. First edition of Highsmith’s third book of collected stories, with 13 stories featuring monkeys, ferrets, camels, elephants, goats, cats, a cockroach (written in first-person) and a truffle-hunting pig. Nowhere is Patricia Highsmith's affinity for animals more apparent than in The Animal-Lover's Book of Beastly Murder, for here she transfers the murderous thoughts and rages most associated with humans onto the animals themselves.

You will meet, for example, in "In the Dead of Truffle Season," a truffle-hunting pig who tries to whet his own.The Animal-Lovers' Book of Beastly Murder Grisly and atmospheric [these] stories feature small worlds of animal amorality in which the sweet taste of revenge leaves no aftertaste of guilt.The Animal-lover's Book of Beastly Murder (eBook): Highsmith, Patricia: Nowhere is Patricia Highsmith's affinity for animals more apparent than in The Animal-Lover's Book of Beastly Murder, for here she transfers the murderous thoughts and rages most associated with humans onto the animals themselves.

You will meet, for example, in In the Dead of Truffle Season, a truffle-hunting pig who.