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➥ Before the Fact Ebook ➫ Author Francis Iles – Citybreakscheap.co.uk Lina McLaidlaw waits until she is 30 before accepting a marriage proposal from the feckless and irresponsible Johnnie Aysgarth As head of a fine household and guardian of both the morals and finances Before the Fact Ebook Author Francis Iles Citybreakscheapcouk Lina McLaidlaw waits until she is 30 before accepting a marriage proposal from the feckless and irresp

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  • ``Laurie Henderson

    Before the Fact doc ↠ Paperback ☆ citybreakscheap Before the FactThis crime classic is the basis of the Hitchcock masterpiece Suspicion and in this case the movie was definitely better than the bookLina McLaidlaw a plain spinster approaching 30 recklessly marries the charming Johnny Asygarth even though she suspects he is just marrying her for her money Johnny's aristocratic family has fallen on bad times due to the spendthrift nature of his father and all the boys in his family seem to have taken after the old man Johnny is dashing charming and popular but is he also a murderer? Johnny has bad habits that reuire a steady flow of income and when reckless betting on the horses get him in big trouble will his new wife bail him out or will he ha


  • Dfordoom

    Before the Fact doc ↠ Paperback ☆ citybreakscheap Before the FactFrancis Iles’ 1932 novel Before the Fact is best known today as the book on which Alfred Hitchcock’s classic movie 1941 Suspicion was based As most fans of the movie are aware the endings of the novel and the movie differ very significantly and which you prefer is largely a matter of tasteAnthony Berkeley Cox 1893 1971 was born in England and wrote detective stories under several names including Anthony Berkeley A Monmouth Platts and Francis IlesBefore the Fact like another of his Francis Iles novels Malice Aforethought can be considered to be one of those crime novels that try to be than just a straight detectiv


  • Sketchbook

    Before the Fact doc ↠ Paperback ☆ citybreakscheap Before the FactSome women give birth to murderers some go to bedwith them and some marry them First line of a whopperdark comedy that Christopher Morley tabbed in 1932 asa masterpiece of cruelty and wit Rich late 20s something virgin Lina succumbs to Johnnieon the spot and elsewhere She divines that he's a forgerthief and an embezzler Written decades pre PC but does itmatter? It'll make you gasp w literary pleasure if there'san honest bone any bone it doesn't matter in yer bodyAccording to Johnnie Lina reflec


  • Leslie

    Before the Fact doc ↠ Paperback ☆ citybreakscheap Before the FactA study in moral monstrosity At first it seems pretty clear who is the monster and who is the monster's victim; Lina's passivity and self doubt are maddening but her essential goodness seems clear But as the story continues that easy bin


  • Andrea

    Before the Fact doc ↠ Paperback ☆ citybreakscheap Before the FactThis book in one sentence the story of a sociopath and his wife who happens to be the stupidest woman in the worldI read this book because I'd seen Alfred Hitchcock's screen version the movie's called Suspicion I didn't like the end of the movie so I thought maybe the book would be better It wasn't I actually prefer the movie


  • Bettie

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  • Yibbie

    Before the Fact doc ↠ Paperback ☆ citybreakscheap Before the FactI reached page 101 before giving up completely I wasn’t enjoying it at all Here are my reasonsIndecencies hinted at or alluded to in nearly every section I suppose they were handled semi delicately but there was disguising what they were talking about Foul language It just kept getting stronger and I’d had enoughNot one character with any sort of moral backbone Not one Everyone is having affairs most likely multiple ones I reached the point where even the ‘heroine’ was counseled to go have one That was the last straw I skipped to the end and found out that there really wasn’t any mystery to the whole story It just plods through their terrible marriage till view spoiler he kills her hide spoiler


  • Mmyoung

    Before the Fact doc ↠ Paperback ☆ citybreakscheap Before the FactSPOILERS ABOUNDIf Before the Fact is remembered other than by enthusiasts of the “alternate” murder mysteries that were relatively popular in England in the 1930s it is as the inspiration of Hitchcock’s SuspicionBTF was published in 1932 and for the reader who knows only the England of Marsh Allingham and Christie it may come as a shock to find a story which deals so openly if with a somewhat obliue form of openness with matters of sexuality The POV character Lina is clearly frigid during the first weeks of her marriage before finding pleasure in sex Her husband Johnnie describes her then as having been like a wet fish in bed We learn that if Lina had allowed Johnnie would have experimented unspecified sexual ‘abnormalities’ Lina during a time when sh


  • D. H.

    Before the Fact doc ↠ Paperback ☆ citybreakscheap Before the FactThis novel challenges the criteria I developed for rating booksBefore the Fact is compelling Mr Iles's prose are good and moments flow easily into one another Even though the storytelling takes place for the most part within narration and not scenes which isn't to my taste the novel is easy to readWhat's it made me feel something and is unforgettableBut the feeling it gave me was frustration As readers we are always extremely far ahead of the plot not only expecting and predicting the next turn of events b


  • Richard

    Before the Fact doc ↠ Paperback ☆ citybreakscheap Before the FactIs Lina's popular carefree and handsome new husband really a crook? Well yes he is But is he a murderer? And if he is will he kill again? Will he kill Lina? This is a masterful study of a true sociopath a man who simply has no sense of remorse or gu