The Grip of Fear (1911)
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Paperback, 288 pages
Published September 10th 2010 by Kessinger Publishing
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Jan 21, 2012 Makifat added it · review of another edition
Melodramatic thriller about a Parisian journalist who, when stumbling upon a violent crime scene, decides to implicate himself for a murder through carefully placed clues with the purpose of exposing the ineptness of the police. Of course, as the journalist gets deeper into the deception, it begins to take its toll upon him. A middling psychological study with predictable twists. I must assume that this novel is quite different from the Grand Guignol horror stories upon which Level's reputation...more