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Bedelia (Femmes Fatales: Women Write Pulp)

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Publisher Comments:

Long before Desperate Housewives, there was Bedelia: pretty, ultra femme, and “adoring as a kitten.” A perfect housekeeper and lover, she wants nothing more than to please her insecure new husband, who can’t believe his luck. But is Bedelia too good to be true? A mysterious new neighbor turns out to be a detective on the trail of a “kitten with claws of steel”—a picture-perfect wife with a string of dead husbands in her wake.

Caspary builds this tale to a peak of psychological suspense as her characters are trapped together by a blizzard. The true Bedelia, the woman who chose murder over a life on the street, reveals how she turns male fantasies of superiority into a deadly con.

Synopsis:

A novel of breathtaking suspense, and a brilliant psychological portrait of a "Black Widow" serial killer.

About the Author

Vera Caspary (1904-1987) is best known for her skillfully crafted and psychologically complex murder mysteries. Several of her books were made into films, including Laura, Bedelia, and The Man Who Loved His Wife. She was also a playwright and screenwriter, and was an important figure in the radical political causes of her day.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781558615083
Publisher:
Feminist Press
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - General
Author:
Caspar
Author:
Caspary, Vera
Author:
y, Vera
Subject:
Women murderers
Subject:
Serial murderers
Subject:
Suspense fiction
Subject:
Mystery-A to Z
Edition Description:
Library Binding
Series:
Femmes Fatales: Women Write Pulp
Publication Date:
20051131
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
8.00 x 5.00 in

Related Subjects

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Fiction and Poetry » Mystery » A to Z

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