Little Tales of Misogyny

Little Tales of Misogyny

Book - 2002
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Baker & Taylor
Introduces a gallery of highly unusual characters in these seventeen tales of women who destroy their men and women who destroy themselves.

Norton Pub
The great revival of interest in Patricia Highsmith continues with the publication of this legendary, cultish short story collection. With an eerie simplicity of style, Highsmith turns our next-door neighbors into sadistic psychopaths, lying in wait among white picket fences and manicured lawns. In the darkly satiric, often mordantly hilarious sketches that make up Little Tales of Misogyny, Highsmith upsets our conventional notions of female character, revealing the devastating power of these once familiar creatures—"The Dancer," "The Female Novelist," "The Prude"—who destroy both themselves and the men around them. This work attesets to Highsmith's reputation as "the poet of apprehension" (Graham Greene).
Long out of print, this Highsmith classic resurfaces with a vengeance.

Baker
& Taylor

The author of Strangers on a Train introduces a gallery of highly unusual characters in these seventeen tales of women who destroy their men and women who destroy themselves. Reprint. 11,500 first printing.

Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, 2002
ISBN: 9780393323375
0393323374
Branch Call Number: MYSTERY HIGHS...P
Characteristics: 119 pages ; 21 cm
Notes: Original English text published: London : Heinemann, 1977
"First published in German as Kleine Geschichten für Weiberfeinde in a translation by W.E. Richartz"--Title page verso

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uncommonreader
Nov 09, 2016

This book of short sketches was first published in German in 1975. Lezard's review in "The Guardian" says it best - this is a book for misogynists.

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