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She Who Was No More (Translation) (Paperback) (Pierre Boileau)

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Every Saturday evening, travelling salesman Ferdinand Ravinel returns to his wife, Mireille, who waits patiently for him at home. But Ferdinand has another lover, Lucienne, an ambitious doctor, and together the adulterers have devised a murderous plan.Drugging Mireille, the pair drown her in a bathtub, but in the morning, before the "accidental" death can be discovered, the corpse is gone--so begins the unraveling of Ferdinand's plot, and his sanity...This classic of French noir fiction was adapted for the screen by Henri-Georges Clouzot asLes Diaboliques (The Devils), starring Simone Signoret and Véra Clouzot, the film which in turn inspired Alfred Hitchcock'sPsycho. A second movie version, Diabolique, followed in 1996, starring Sharon Stone.
Every Saturday evening, travelling salesman Ferdinand Ravinel returns to his wife, Mireille, who waits patiently for him at home. But Ferdinand has another lover, Lucienne, an ambitious doctor, and together the adulterers have devised a murderous plan.


Drugging Mireille, the pair drown her in a bathtub, but in the morning, before the "accidental" death can be discovered, the corpse is gone--so begins the unraveling of Ferdinand's plot, and his sanity...


This classic of French noir fiction was adapted for the screen by Henri-Georges Clouzot as Les Diaboliques (The Devils), starring Simone Signoret and Véra Clouzot, the film which in turn inspired Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho. A second movie version, Diabolique, followed in 1996, starring Sharon Stone.
Edition: Translation
Number of Pages: 190
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Sub-Genre: Suspense
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Random House Inc
Author: Pierre Boileau
Language: English
Street Date: September 15, 2015
TCIN: 23938680
UPC: 9781782270812
Item Number (DPCI): 247-49-8787
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