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3 Novels: The Eye Of The Beholder; The Queen Of The Night; The Ice Maiden (Black Box Thrillers)

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"A heartbreaking love story, a most puzzling thriller, the story of a descent into hell: The Eye Of The Beholder is all that and more. Marc Behm vigorously treads where other writers fear to venture, through the dazzling realm of madness." Maxim Jabukowski

THE EYE OF THE BEHOLDER
filmed by Claude Miller with Isabelle Adjani and Michel Serrault
He was a detective, she was a mu
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Paperback, 462 pages
Published 1983 by Zomba Books
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Chris Cangiano
Jul 01, 2015 Chris Cangiano rated it liked it
Shelves: horror, mystery
A collection of three short mystery/horror novels by Marc Behm. The first, and most successful, The Eye of the Beholder involves a nameless private detective (the Eye) following a protean female serial killer across America and across the years. A highly engaging tale of obsession and metaphysical horror. it is highly recommended. The second, The Queen of the Night, is a sort of picaresque journey through the Dante's Inferno of Nazi Germany - A sort of Forrest Gump meets Rise and Fall of the Thi ...more
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Jun 15, 2013 Zantaeus Glom rated it it was amazing
A wonderful noirish decent into the sweaty, palpitating hallucinogenic ferment of escalating madness, cunningly swaddled in the gnarly guise of a nihilistic private eye yarn. I got a decent whiff of Jim Thompson here, especially 'The Killer Inside Me', and for me at least, that's a very, very good thing indeed.
I cannot for the life of me imagine why this terse, lurid tale of twisted voyeurism, and fervid desire remains so utterly unheralded? Marc Behm is a terrific writer, and on the evidence o
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Unsung suspense writer and surrealist, better known as screenwriter (Beatles' Help!) and scenarist (Charade)
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Marc Behm was an American novelist, actor and screenwriter, who lived as an expatriate in France.

Behm developed a fascination for French culture while serving in the US army during World War II; later, he appeared as an actor on several French television programmes, before moving there permanently.
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