Mermaids on the Golf Course (Paperback)

By Patricia Highsmith

W. W. Norton & Company, 9780393324563, 239pp.

Publication Date: July 17, 2003

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The stories collected in Mermaids on the Golf Course are among Highsmith's most mature, psychologically penetrating works. As in the title story, in which a man's brush with death endows his everyday desires with tragic consequences, the warm familiarities of middle-class life become the eerie setting for Highsmith's chilling portrayals of violence, secrecy, and madness.