Highsmith's acute psychological study of the "ecstasy of danger" and the aftermath of violent crime.
Very good plus in like jacket.
THE TWO FACES OF JANUARY
"A nice, intelligent girl shouldn't like a crook."
Rare first edition of this thriller, exploring the timeless problems of a young American too gauche to know where to hide a body abroad and too clumsy not to accidentally murder someone else's wife. Published as a Crime Club selection, and coded by the management as "Something Special". (Other Crime Club subcategories for more conventional books included Classic Puzzler, Favorite Sleuth, and Damsel in Distress.)
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company [The Crime Club], 1964. 8.25'' x 5.5''. Original yellow cloth with red spine lettering. In original unclipped ($3.50) dust jacket designed by Polly Cameron. , 203 pages. Minor soil and wear to spine ends. Jacket lightly scuffed along edges, with very minor chipping to spine ends.
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