New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, [1945]. pp. [1-6] [1-2] 3-282, original brown cloth, front and spine panels stamped in blue, top edge stained brown. First edition. First printing with "I" printed on copyright page. Psychological mystery involving a woman married to a psychologist who is a kleptomaniac and a murderer. Filmed in 1949 as "Whirlpool," directed by Otto Preminger. Barron (ed), Fantasy and Horror (1999) 4-50. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-66. Bleiler (1948), p. 109. Johnson, The Dark Page, p. 90. Selby, Dark City: The Film Noir, 470. Silver and Ward (eds.), Film Noir: An Encyclopedic Reference to the American Style (3rd edition), pp. 385-386. Inked name to front paste down, small area of abrasion to front free end paper, a nearly fine copy in a very good dust jacket with light edge wear and several tiny tears along the upper and lower front panel, shelf wear with small chips to upper spine panel, small chips to corners of lower spine panel, some color fade to blue background ink of spine panel (21978). Item #21978

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