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The Birds

The Birds

and Other Stories

“Anyone starting this book under the impression that he may sleepily relax is in for a shock…continually provokes both pity and terror.” —The Observer (UK)

A classic of alienation and horror, The Birds was immortalised by Hitchcock in his celebrated film. The five other chilling stories in this collection echo a sense of dislocation and mock man’s dominance over the natural world. The mountain paradise of ‘Monte Verità’ promises immortality, but at a terrible price; a neglected wife haunts her husband in the form of an apple tree; a professional photographer steps out from behind the camera and into his subject’s life; a date with a cinema usherette leads to a walk in the cemetery; and a jealous father finds a remedy when three’s a crowd . . .

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Genre: Fiction / Fiction / Psychological

On Sale: December 17th 2013

Price: $5.99

Page Count: 256

ISBN-13: 9780316253604

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