Don't Look Now & Other Stories (Penguin Modern Classics)
Publish date: June 29th 2006
Pages no: 272
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Short Stories
I wasn't overly impressed with this collection of stories. Don't Look Now and The Birds were pretty good but having seen the films many times certainly took much away some of the suspense. No fault of the author. I thought that The Birds was better, more menacing, than the Hitchcock film of the same...
It's been ages since I've read a short story collection – I think the last one was Henry James The Turn of the Screw and Other Stories several years ago. It's easy to forget how effective the form can be in the hands of a good writer. I didn't enjoy these as much as Rebecca (they were published ab...
--Don't Look Now--Not After Midnight--A Border-Line Case--The Way of the Cross--The Breakthrough
Ich hab mal wieder gesammelt und präsentiere euch nun hier meine letzten drei Hörspiele, die ich die letzten Abende genießen konnte. :D Beginne ich einmal mit Mord Sau von Susanne Mischke: Worum geht's? Hochzeit und Mord im Dorf. Eine Landhochzeit mit allem, was dazugehört: Gehässigkeiten, Tratsch...
Very solid stories of the weird, including "The Birds" which manages to be even scarier than the rather different movie Hitchcock made of it. "Split Second" is also very appealing.
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