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Psycho

Robert Bloch


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PUBLISHED: 1st February 2013
ISBN: 9780719810817
ANNOTATION:
Psycho is not a tale for queasy stomachs or faint hearts. It is filled with horrifying suspense and the climax, instead of being a relief, will hit the reader with bone-shattering force.
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  • Paperback
    $25.26
PUBLISHED: 1st February 2013
ISBN: 9780719810817
ANNOTATION:
Psycho is not a tale for queasy stomachs or faint hearts. It is filled with horrifying suspense and the climax, instead of being a relief, will hit the reader with bone-shattering force.

Annotation

Psycho is not a tale for queasy stomachs or faint hearts. It is filled with horrifying suspense and the climax, instead of being a relief, will hit the reader with bone-shattering force.

Publisher Description

She was a fugitive, lost in a storm. That was when she saw the sign: motel - vacancy. The sign was unlit, the motel dark. She switched off the engine, and sat thinking, alone and frightened. She had nobody. The stolen money wouldn't help her, and Sam couldn't either, because she had taken the wrong turning; she was on a strange road. There was nothing she could do now - she had made her grave and she'd have to lie in it. She froze. Where had that come from? Grave. It was bed, not grave. She shivered in the cold car, surrounded by shadows. Then, without a sound, a dark shape emerged from the blackness and the car door opened. Psycho is not a tale for queasy stomachs or faint hearts. It is filled with horrifying suspense and the climax, instead of being a relief, will hit the reader with bone-shattering force.

Author Biography

Robert Albert Bloch (1917 - 1994) was a prolific and celebrated writer of crime, horror and science fiction. In 1989 he was the recipient of a Bram Stoker Award for Lifetime Achievement, which is presented periodically to an individual whose work has substantially influenced the horror genre. Psycho was Bloch's most famous work, and it was on this chilling novel that the classic film of the same name by Alfred Hitchcock was based.

Review

More chillingly effective than any writer might reasonably be expected to be. New York Times A terribly chilling tale. Publisher's Weekly Adroit and blood-curdling. New York Tribune

Long Description

She was a fugitive, lost in a storm. That was when she saw the sign: motel - vacancy. The sign was unlit, the motel dark. She switched off the engine, and sat thinking, alone and frightened. She had nobody. The stolen money wouldn't help her, and Sam couldn't either, because she had taken the wrong turning; she was on a strange road. There was nothing she could do now - she had made her grave and she'd have to lie in it. She froze. Where had that come from? Grave. It was bed, not grave. She shivered in the cold car, surrounded by shadows. Then, without a sound, a dark shape emerged from the blackness and the car door opened. Psycho is not a tale for queasy stomachs or faint hearts. It is filled with horrifying suspense and the climax, instead of being a relief, will hit the reader with bone-shattering force.

Review Quote

More chillingly effective than any writer might reasonably be expected to be.

Product Details

Author
Robert Bloch
Year
2013
ISBN-10
0719810817
ISBN-13
9780719810817
Media
Book
Publisher
ROBERT HALE
Language
English
Short Title
PYSCHO
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Pages
192
Publication Date
2013-02-01
Format
Paperback
Audience
General/Trade

Product Reviews

26 Sep, 2017
Great presentation and in excellent condition,,,yet to read
By natalie-ann
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