Leave Her to Heaven (Rediscovered Classics) (Paperback)

By Ben Ames Williams

Chicago Review Press, 9781556527258, 432pp.

Publication Date: October 1, 2007

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Description

This classic bestselling novel about a man who encounters a woman whose power to destroy is as strong as her power to love evokes Hemingway in its naturalistic portrayal of elemental forces in both nature and humanity. Ellen’s beauty was radiant, and Harland had been so struck with her personality and the strength of her character that he knew he could never leave her. When he found that she returned his adoration, he could marry her with joy, bothered just momentarily by a strange premonition. It was only later, when the premonition became a horrifying reality, that he realized the glowing loveliness of the woman he had married was the true face of evil.


About the Author

Ben Ames Williams (1889-1953) was the author of more than 30 novels, including All the Brothers Were Valiant, Come Spring, House Divided, The Strumpet Sea, and The Unconquered


Praise For Leave Her to Heaven (Rediscovered Classics)

"Will hypnotize you until you have turned the last page."  —The New York Times


"The plot is a humdinger. It has all the high suspense of a first-rate mystery story."  —The Atlantic Monthly