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The Birds

and Other Stories

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Dec 17, 2013

Page Count

256 Pages

ISBN-13

9780316253604

Description

Including the brilliantly frightening short story that inspired Alfred Hitchcock's masterpiece, this collection from the author of Rebecca is a classic work of alienation and horror. 

The chilling stories in this collection echo a sense of dislocation and mock man's dominance over the natural world. The mountain paradise of "Monte Veritv?" 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 . . .

"Continually provokes both pity and terror…Anyone starting this book under the impression that he may sleepily relax is in for a shock." —The Observer (UK)

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