Marnie

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Pan Macmillan UK, Apr 18, 1997 - Fiction - 352 pages
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The novel that became a classic Hitchcock film.

Marnie seems a charming woman, but no one knows her real name or anything about her at all. Now Marnie has walked into a trap.

The game is over - or would be - if the man who trapped her hadn't caught himself as well.

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User Review  - john257hopper - LibraryThing

This 1961 psychological novel was the basis for Hitchcock's film of the same name starring Tippi Hedren and Sean Connery. The action of the book takes place in the UK (as opposed to the US in the film ... Read full review

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User Review  - pamelad - LibraryThing

Marnie is a good-looking young woman who gets jobs under false identities, then robs her employers. She becomes trapped in an unwanted marriage in an attempt to keep the details of her life secret. Psychological suspense let down by a melodramatic ending. Read full review

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About the author (1997)

Winston Graham is the author of more than 40 novels, which include 'Cordelia', 'Marnie', 'The Walking Stick' and 'Stephanie' as well as the highly successful Poldark series. His novels have been translated into 17 languages. Six of Winston Graham's books have been filmed for the big screen, the most notable being 'Marnie', directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Two television series were made of the Poldark novels which were broadcast in 22 countries. Winston Graham was a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and in 1983 was awarded the OBE. He died in July 2003.

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