Deep Water: A Virago Modern Classic

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Melinda Van Allen wastes no time in flaunting her many lovers to her husband, Vic. In response, Vic lets them all know that he’s the jealous type. When one of Melinda’s exes is murdered in the city, Vic doesn’t hesitate to suggest that he might be responsible. Soon, however, fiction and reality begin to converge.

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‘If I really don’t like somebody, I kill him . . . You remember Malcolm McRae, don’t you?’

Melinda Van Allen is beautiful, headstrong and sexy. Unfortunately for Vic Van Allen, she is his wife. Their love has soured, and Melinda takes pleasure in flaunting her many affairs to her husband. When one of her lovers is murdered, Vic hints to her latest conquest that he was responsible. As rumours spread about Vic’s vicious streak, fiction and reality start to converge. It’s only a matter of time before Vic really does have blood on his hands.

Books included in the VMC 40th anniversary series include: Frost in May by Antonia White; The Collected Stories of Grace Paley; Fire from Heaven by Mary Renault; The Magic Toyshop by Angela Carter; The Weather in the Streets by Rosamond Lehmann; Deep Water by Patricia Highsmith; The Return of the Soldier by Rebecca West; Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston; Heartburn by Nora Ephron; The Dud Avocado by Elaine Dundy; Memento Mori by Muriel Spark; A View of the Harbour by Elizabeth Taylor; and Faces in the Water by Janet Frame

Additional information

Weight 0.248 kg
Dimensions 19.9 × 13.2 × 2.1 cm
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Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

304

Language

English

Edition

Reprint

Dewey

813.54 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K