How long he fought with them in the darkness he could not tell, but at last the beating of the wings about him lessened and then withdrew ...
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 sense of dominance over the natural world.
The mountain paradise of 'Monte Verita' 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 ...
'A remarkable imagination continually provokes both pity and terror' - The Observer
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Number of pages: 256
Weight: 206 g
Dimensions: 198 x 133 x 17 mm
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