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Phantom Lady - Cornell Woolrich, William Irish
Phantom Lady
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Phantom lady, I was with you for six hours last night, but I can't remember what you look like, or what you wore -- except for that large orange hat. We sat shoulder to shoulder at a little bar in the east Fifties. We ate dinner together, saw a Broadway show together, shared a cab together. The... show more
Phantom lady, I was with you for six hours last night, but I can't remember what you look like, or what you wore -- except for that large orange hat. We sat shoulder to shoulder at a little bar in the east Fifties. We ate dinner together, saw a Broadway show together, shared a cab together. The bartender, the waiter, the usher, the cab driver -- none of them remembers you. The police say I was home strangling my wife at the moment I met you. You are the only one who can prove my story -- but I don't know your name, or where you live. And I can't search for you from a jail cell....
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780743423731 (0743423739)
Publisher: iBooks
Pages no: 304
Edition language: English
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Randolph "Dilda" Carter
Randolph "Dilda" Carter rated it
4.0 A Fine Read
Not as good as some of Cornell Woolrich's other novels but still well above the herd. Typically outrageous plot that we actually don't care much about as long as it carries the suspense. Woolrich supplies the usual twist and doesn't telegraph it too early. Full of metaphor and simile like all good n...
modusa
modusa rated it
phantom lady is a fun little romp with excellent pacing. woolrich loves enhancing the harrow of a piece by marrying it to a schedule: this one counts down toward an execution: will the phantom lady be found in time to clear henderson's name before he makes it to the chair? and who the hell is she an...
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