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Those Who Walk Away (1967) [Novel]
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Summary (From the publisher):

The honeymoon is over, as they say, the bride dead by her own hand. Ray Garrett, the grieving husband, convinces the police in Rome of his innocence, but not his thuggish father-in-law, an American painter named Ed Coleman, who shoots him at point-blank range and leaves him for dead. Ray survives, however, and follows Coleman to Venice, where the two fall into an eerie game of cat-and-mouse, Coleman obsessed with vengeance and Ray equally insistent on clearing his conscience, though each is at once the hunter and the hunted in a duel composed of tension, hiding, and guessing, and at times punctuated by violence that, even as each manages to walk away, draws them nearer to death.

Original title: Those Who Walk Away
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionCrime and MysteryCrime/Caper

Edition #1: Those Who Walk Away

Those Who Walk Away (1967)
Edition Details:

Language: English

  • "Illuminating and always compelling." New York Times
  • "Highsmith keeps moving, darting in and out of our field of vision, making afterimages that will tremble but stay in our minds." New Yorker
  • "Ray and Coleman are among the most memorable products of Highsmith's powerful imagination." Julian Symons
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Those Who Walk Away (October 1988)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: New York
Publisher: Atlantic Monthly Press
ISBN: 9780871132598
Dimensions: 5.5 x 8.29 x .70
Pages: 249

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