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This sweet sickness / Patricia Highsmith.

By: Highsmith, Patricia, 1921-1995.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Co., 2002Copyright date: ©1960Description: 282 pages ; 21 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780393323672 (paperback).Subject(s): Married women -- Fiction | Psychological fiction | Triangles (Interpersonal relations) -- FictionDDC classification: 813/.54 Summary: In "This Sweet Sickness," Patricia Highsmith, in her own inimitable fasion, has created a complex psychological tale as suspenseful as the "Talented Mr Ripley." Devid Kelsey, a young scientist, has an unyielding conviction that life will turn out all right for him; he just has to fix the Situation: he is in love with a married woman. Obsessed with Annabelle and the life he has imagined for them-including the fully furnished cabin he maintains for her-David prepares to win her over, whaever it takes. In this riveting tale of a deluded loner, Highsmith revelas her uncanny ability to draw out the the secret obsessions that overwhlem the human heart.
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In "This Sweet Sickness," Patricia Highsmith, in her own inimitable fasion, has created a complex psychological tale as suspenseful as the "Talented Mr Ripley." Devid Kelsey, a young scientist, has an unyielding conviction that life will turn out all right for him; he just has to fix the Situation: he is in love with a married woman. Obsessed with Annabelle and the life he has imagined for them-including the fully furnished cabin he maintains for her-David prepares to win her over, whaever it takes. In this riveting tale of a deluded loner, Highsmith revelas her uncanny ability to draw out the the secret obsessions that overwhlem the human heart.

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