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The Death Wish: Net Of Cobwebs

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Poor Mr. Delancey. His wife Josephine belittles him, controlling his purse strings and managing his life. It's understandable that one might grow a bit resentful. His best friend, Robert Whitestone, is a frustrated artist. Whitestone hates his wife, and is in love with a young girl named Elsie who has come to stay with their neighbors, the Luffs. But Whitestone h
Published May 12th 2016 by Stark House Press (first published January 1st 1934)
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Two quick suspense tales for the price of one. Not really dated at all. Can see why Raymond Chandler considered her the top suspense writer of her time.
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Shelves: 1940s1950s
I liked both of these almost as much as The Innocent Mrs. Duff, one of my best finds of the year so far. Holding's characters' anxiety-filled inner monologues are amazing.
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Elisabeth Sanxay Holding (1889-1955) was born and brought up in New York and educated at Miss Whitcombe's and other schools for young ladies. In 1913 she married George Holding, a British diplomat. They had two daughters and lived in various South American countries, and then in Bermuda, where her husband was a government official. Elisabeth Sanxay Holding wrote six romantic novels in the 1920s ...more
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