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This review will focus on the actual print quality of the book, which is terrible. The back cover copy is almost blurry and the interior printing doesn't look very professional. Read morePublished 7 months ago by ScaryHornedFrog
Patricia Highsmith has written a thin, complete book on writing suspense fiction. It's a book to read over and over. Mystery novelists love this book. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Fish mama
Patricia Highsmith articulates so many aspects of writing that are not easy to explain. She presents a playful, plain spoken way of solving them and I found it to be an honest... Read morePublished 14 months ago by Viridian Scott
My only sorrow when I finished this book was that Ms. Highsmith has passed on, and I can't thank her for it. Read morePublished 16 months ago by J.A.M.
I am both a writer and an inveterate fan of Highsmith, so this double dollop of toil and trouble was a delight for me to read. Read morePublished 21 months ago by Kindle Customer
While this book does provide a few interesting pointers and facts I have not yet found elsewhere, for it's price and the prominence of the late author I expected more.Published on April 6, 2013 by Kindle Customer
The book contained tidbits of good advice but was far from a comprehensive guide. Worth a read but don't expect too much.Published on March 31, 2013 by BConstant
I read this book after Damon Knight included it among his "Suggested Reading" at the end of CREATING SHORT FICTION. Read morePublished on January 28, 2013 by Eric Christensen