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horizontal man

Helen Eustis

horizontal man

by Helen Eustis

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Published by Garland Pub. in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Reprint of the ed. published by Harper, New York.

StatementHelen Eustis.
SeriesFifty classics of crime fiction, 1900-1950 ;, 16
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ3.E915 Ho18, PS3509.U66 Ho18
The Physical Object
Pagination231 p. ;
Number of Pages231
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5214764M
ISBN 10082402365X
LC Control Number75044970

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Helen Eustis (–) was the author of two novels: The Horizontal Man (), which won the Edgar Award for Best First Novel, and The Fool Killer (), which was adapted into a movie of the same name.

She later translated works by French authors including Georges Simenon and. Helen Eustis’s The Horizontal Man () won an Edgar Award for best first novel and continues to fascinate as a singular mixture of detection, satire, and psychological portraiture.

A poet on the faculty of an Ivy League school is found murdered, setting off ripple effects of anxiety, suspicion, and panic in the hot house atmosphere of an English department rife with talk of Freud and Kafka/5(2).

The horizontal man. [Helen Eustis] -- The young student, Molly Morrison, confesses to the murder of an English professor at Hollymount College, but Kate Innes doubts her guilt and decides to investigate.

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