The Desperate Hours: A Play

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Random House, 1955 - Hostages - 186 pages
Harrowing story about an escaped convict who breaks into a suburban home and takes a family hostage.

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Suspense on every page... in every paragraph... woven in the sentences and in the words. Absolutely gripping. The kind of book one sets down with reluctance. The book Hitchcock never wrote. Read full review

Contents

Section 1
3
Section 2
13
Section 3
15
Section 4
23
Section 5
31
Section 6
57
Section 7
66
Section 8
83
Section 16
122
Section 17
126
Section 18
130
Section 19
147
Section 20
156
Section 21
159
Section 22
165
Section 23
177

Section 9
86
Section 10
96
Section 11
101
Section 12
106
Section 13
110
Section 14
111
Section 15
114
Section 24
178
Section 25
182
Section 26
183
Section 27
186
Section 28
188
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