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The Night of the Hunter (Analog Audio Cassette)

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By Davis Grubb, Jeff Harding (Read by)
$64.95
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Staff Reviews


“When I saw that we had the novel on our shelves, I grabbed it and
began reading immediately. The classic 1955 film of the same name
starring Robert Mitchum has long been one of my favorite films, but I
had no idea it began as a novel. This dark tale of an evil preacher that
kills rich widows is an absolute masterpiece of the Southern Gothic
tradition.
I’m discovering, as I read, that the film adaption is one of those rare occasions where the movie is just as good as the book!”

— Stephanya

Description


When Ben Harper goes to the gallows for a bank robbery killing, he leaves his young children John and Pearl to hide the $10,000. Soon a strange preacher comes to town and claims to have known their daddy. He preaches the word of the Lord, but darkness lurks in his heart, a knife lies in his pocket and he wants that money. Davis Grubb's haunting Gothic masterpiece flows through the rural Depression-era landscape with all the lyrical magic of a fairytale as John and his younger sister flee their malevolent hunter to a terrifying end.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780753107553
ISBN-10: 0753107554
Publisher: Isis
Publication Date: March 1st, 2000
Language: English