Night of the Hunter was a bestseller and was a finalist for the
National Book Award, so it's not that surprising that Reader's Digest
would have chosen it for the condensed treatment.
On Thu, Mar 19, 2009 at 7:09 AM, Eric Chambers <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Wandering through a second-hand good shop past a wall of Rd condensed books
> the words, 'Night of the Hunter' jumped out at me.
> Nah! couldn't be. But it was. RD condensed Vol 4 British edition 1955
> including Davis Grubb's Night of the Hunter.
> Made me wonder - Anybody know of any other Noir/Hard-boiled titles that have
> received the RD treatment? Any authors out there that have had their work
> Just curious.
> Speaking of Davis Grubb, does anyone recommend the 1971 movie of his book
> 'Fools Parade'?
> This was directed by Andrew McLagen and starred James Stewart, Anne Baxter,
> Strother Martin and Kurt Russel. Was it any good?
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