A Kiss Before Dying (Google eBook)

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Open Road Media, May 10, 2011 - Fiction - 288 pages
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A modern classic, this novel set a new standard in the art of mystery and suspense in its exploration of the criminal mind
A Kiss Before Dying not only debuted the talent of best-selling novelist Ira Levin to rave reviews and an Edgar Award, it also set a new standard in the art of psychological suspense. It tells the shocking tale of a young man who will stop at nothing—not even murder—to get where he wants to go. For he has dreams, plans. He also has charm, good looks, intelligence. And he has a problem. Her name is Dorothy; she loves him, and she’s pregnant. The solution may demand desperate measures. But, then, he looks like the kind of guy who could get away with murder.

  

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I really enjoyed the style of writing. - Goodreads
Great page turner mystery. - Goodreads
The plot twists are creative and unique. - Goodreads
A great page turner mystery! - Goodreads
The writing is clear, witty and fast-paced. - Goodreads
Plot driven well constructed "Noir" classic. - Goodreads

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A Kiss Before Dying by Ira Levin I stay away from detective stories. Even this excellent book was a near miss- I have read a few pages and was on the point of abandoning it. I tend to put away books ... Read full review

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This was a slightly different take on the mystery novel as there was no 'fixed' detective whose job it was to solve the murder. Instead family and friends took on this role, after each of the ... Read full review

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Acclaimed novelist and playwright Ira Levin (1929–2007) was a native New Yorker whose books include A Kiss Before Dying, Rosemary’s Baby, This Perfect Day, The Stepford Wives, The Boys from Brazil, Sliver, and Son of Rosemary. Levin was also the recipient of three Mystery Writers of America Edgar Allan Poe Awards. Please visit Ira Levin on www.iralevin.org.

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