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The Pursued

(1935)
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Described as a 'riveting read' by Sarah Waters and acclaimed by crime writers such as Andrew Taylor, The Pursued is a dark, gripping 1930s psychological thriller by C. S. Forester, the author of Hornblower. The story begins when Marjorie, a young woman, arrives home one summer evening and finds her sister, dead, with her head in the oven. She looks peaceful, as if she is asleep. Their mother suspects, however, that Dot's death was far from natural - and that she knows who the killer is. So, slowly and meticulously, she plots her terrible revenge. C. S. Forester's 1935 thriller The Pursued, lost for decades, rewrote the traditions of crime fiction to create a dark, twisted portrayal of obsession and retribution.

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Hardback Editions

November 2011 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Pursued (Penguin Modern Classics)
Author(s): C S Forester
ISBN: 0-14-119807-9 / 978-0-14-119807-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Classics
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Paperback Editions

August 2012 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Pursued (Penguin Modern Classics)
Author(s): C S Forester
ISBN: 0-14-119808-7 / 978-0-14-119808-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Classics
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Audio Editions

January 2012 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Pursued
Author(s): C S Forester
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

November 2011 : Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Pursued (Penguin Modern Classics)
Author(s): C S Forester
Publisher: Penguin
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   



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