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    A major new reissue of the work of a classic noir novelist. Throughout her career, Patricia Highsmith brought a keen literary eye and a genius for plumbing the psychopathic mind to more than 30 works of fiction, unparalleled in their placid deviousness and sardonic humor. With deadpan accuracy, she delighted in creating true sociopaths in the guise of the everyday man or woman. In A Suspension of Mercy, a masterpiece of noir fantasy, Highsmith revels in eliciting the unsettling psychological forces that lurk beneath the surface of everyday contemporary life.

    ©2015 Patricia Highsmith (P)2015 Blackstone Audio, Inc.

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    • Keedee
    • 19/02/2018

    What??

    I enjoyed this very much. I was NOT ready for it to end but, clearly, the author was over it. It seemed she just got tired of writing and stopped. I was stunned that the story was over. Oh, well.. It was great while it lasted.

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    • Luisa
    • 14/11/2020

    Cynical enough

    It’s a good mystery, not because things are necessarily mysterious but because one is never too sure of reality with these characters. Not my favorite book by Highsmith, but it’s a good listen, and Simon Vance as narrator does a good job.

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    • wbc
    • 22/01/2021

    Boring

    The narration was superb but the story was dull. I kept waiting for it to improve but it simply didn’t.

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    • Old Hippy
    • 12/01/2021

    A quite entertaining story

    I noted some reviewers seemed to feel the ending a bit abrupt, as if Highsmith ran out of steam. However I feel it ended quite well, and she deliberately crafted it that way,

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    • M.Biblioswine
    • 09/01/2020

    A wonderful stand alone novel

    This is one of Highsmith’s novels from when she was at the height of her story-telling powers. Everything about the book is a satisfying pleasure.