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Dark Intruder

3.33  ·  Rating Details ·  3 Ratings  ·  1 Review
Mass Market Paperback
Published 1952 by Fawcett Gold Medal
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Juuso
Jan 20, 2012 Juuso rated it really liked it
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Packer's second novel is a somewhat strange triangle drama between a man and his daughter and another man. Sexual themes are always pivotal in Packer's novels and the same goes for Dark Intruder. The novel is constructed like a typical backwoods tramp -story, but it challenges the hetero-normative standards.

Unfortunately the novel is filled with more cliche's and average characterization than most of the author's novels. For example, character of Willie Kane is mostly there to keep the plot mov
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Marijane Meaker (born May 27, 1927) is an American novelist and short story writer in several genres using different pen names. From 1952 to 1969 she wrote twenty mystery and crime novels as Vin Packer, including Spring Fire which is credited with launching the genre of lesbian pulp fiction (although few of Packer's books address homosexuality or feature gay characters). Using her own observations ...more
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