RamA³n, a devout Catholic, fixes furniture in Mexico City, not far from where he was born into poverty. Theodore, a rich German expatriate and painter, believes in nothing at all. Youad think the two had nothing in common. Except, of course, that both had slept with Lelia. Two form an unlikely friendship, until Lelia is found brutally murdered. Both are suspects and each suspects the other. Twisting in a limbo of tension and doubt, RamA³n and Theodore seize on a third man, a thief seen at Leliaas apartment, and their hunt takes them from Mexico City to sun-drenched Acapulco, and to a small colonial mountain town. A thrilling, psychologically complex novel, rich with setting, A Game for the Living is Highsmith at her best.Have the feeling people on the street are watching my house, and when I look at them for a moment, realize I must be wrong. ... Night before last: a dream Lelia was decorating her apartment with colored streamers fora Carnaval party. Nothinganbsp;...
|Title||:||A Game for the Living|
|Publisher||:||Grove/Atlantic, Inc. - 2014-11-11|