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Winston Graham
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3.76  ·  Rating details ·  21 ratings  ·  3 reviews
I'm not a promiscuous man, and in the seven years of marriage to Harriet I had hardly so much as glanced elsewhere. Certainly I had no straying fancies in Paris.
'Uncommonly intelligent and moving.' Daily Telegraph
'An excellent novel.' Sunday Express
'Beneath the surface of this beautifully polished suspense story the author has probed the intangibles of life, death and h
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Paperback, 242 pages
Published October 10th 2013 by Policy Press (first published December 1st 1992)
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This man wrote 40 books. 40. It was in some way inevitable that I would find one of his books in the street, like a somewhat attractive woman looking for a taco place.

It occurred to me immediately that I was reading a fascimile of urbane, upperclass life by a man who spent a great deal of time at writing desks. We left the piano and martinis quickly and had strange, unemotional affairs in taxis. In Paris of course. It occurred to me that I was somehow reading a romance written for men, romance s
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Nancy
Jan 26, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Winston Graham may be my favorite author and this book is one good reason why. His main character is quite full of himself as a successful playwright. But could he have been so without his wife, Harriet? He gets into a rather sticky mess, but of course, it is not his fault. The author's gift of creeping suspense and impending doom is just so darn satisfying. Highly recommended........
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Feb 14, 2016 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: fiction, suspense
Really good read. A close psychological study of a character who is not being pursued for the undetected murder of his wife.
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Winston Graham was the author of forty novels. His books have been widely translated and the Poldark series has been developed into two television series, shown in 22 countries. Six of Winston Graham's books have been filmed for the big screen, the most notable being Marnie, directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Winston Graham was a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature (FRSL) and in 1983 was invested ...more
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