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2 edition of The horizontal man. found in the catalog.

The horizontal man.

Helen Eustis

The horizontal man.

by Helen Eustis

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Published by Doubleday in Garden City, N. Y .
Written in English


Edition Notes

A Dolphin mystery.

The Physical Object
Pagination240 p.
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22903332M

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A poet on the faculty of an Ivy League school is found murdered, setting off ripple effects of anxiety, suspicion, and panic in the hot house atmosphere of an English department rife with talk of Freud and /5(2).

Let us honour if we can The vertical man Though we value none But the horizontal one. W H Auden Poems The image is: Tomb effigy of George Snygge, died 11 Novemberw:St Stephen's Church, Bristol via Wikimedia.

Helen Eustis’s The Horizontal Man () won an Edgar Award for best first novel and continues to fascinate as a singular mixture of detection, satire, and psychological portraiture.

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