First edition of Highsmith's crime novel concerning the kidnapping of Lisa, a "born polite" French poodle, with review slip laid in.
Near fine in near fine jacket.
A DOG'S RANSOM
"PEOPLE LIKE YOU DISGUST ME AND NOT ONLY ME BUT A HELL OF A LOT OF OTHER PEOPLE IN THIS WORLD."
Highsmith's nerve-wracking exploration of "a disintegrating personality, caught in that curious relationship of the seeker and the sought."
London: William Heinemann Ltd, 1972. 8'' x 5''. Original violet cloth with gilt-stamped spine. In original unclipped (£2.25) dust jacket. , 282pp. Ownership inscription to half-title page. Original publisher's review slip laid in. Moderate sunning to spine of both boards and jacket.
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