Join the Conversation

Join the Conversation

Sign up today to hear about books and authors from an independent bookstore near you.

Edith's Diary

Edith's Diary Cover

Edith's Diary

By Patricia Highsmith

Atlantic Monthly Press, Paperback, 9780871132963, 317pp.

Publication Date: January 18, 1994

Advertisement
Description

As Edith Howland's life becomes harsh, her diary entries only become brighter and brighter. She invents a happy life. As she knits for imaginary grandchildren, the real world recedes. Her descent into madness is subtle, appalling, and entirely believable.

Advertisement