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The Birds and Other Stories - VMC 336 (Paperback)
  • The Birds and Other Stories - VMC 336 (Paperback)

The Birds and Other Stories - VMC 336 (Paperback)

Paperback Published: 12/07/2003
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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 ...

Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
ISBN: 9781844080878

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