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A Dark Corner

A Dark Corner

(1971)
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A Dark Corner is a chilling depiction of domestic horror. First published in 1971 it tells the story of Errol, a young man who finds himself in the wrong place at the wrong time. In a North-West London suburb on a wet evening Errol mistakenly rings the doorbell of the house of Nelly and Arthur Didcot. Wet-through and coughing he asks about a room. Despite arriving at the wrong house Nelly invites him in to stay just for one night. Behind the veneer of middle-class respectability however a dreadful truth is about to be revealed in a horrifying and murderous climax. 'Celia Dale is past mistress of the bizarre truth behind normal facades.' New Statesman 'She is bitingly spot-on with her dialogue which catches an undertow of hope, desire and revulsion.' The Times 'Celia Dale has created an established corner in tales of domestic terror and Arthur Didcot in A Dark Corner is a totally fiendish fiend.' Daily Telegraph

 
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Hardback Editions

April 1985 : UK Hardback
Title: A Dark Corner (Crime Classic Reprint)
Author(s): Celia Dale
ISBN: 0-09-466300-9 / 978-0-09-466300-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Constable
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October 1971 : UK Hardback
Title: Dark Corner
Author(s): Celia Dale
ISBN: 0-333-12882-6 / 978-0-333-12882-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Macmillan
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Paperback Editions

October 2008 : UK Paperback
Title: A Dark Corner
Author(s): Celia Dale
ISBN: 0-571-24655-9 / 978-0-571-24655-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Faber and Faber
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May 1974 : UK Paperback
Title: Dark Corner
Author(s): Celia Dale
ISBN: 0-7221-2823-1 / 978-0-7221-2823-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Sphere
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