Eye of the Beholder, The

The Eye of the Beholder

Eye of the Beholder, The

The Eye of the Beholder is a cult classic that inspired both French and English film adaptations.

Joanna Eris has a bad habit of marrying men that wind up dead. An unnamed private detective, known simply as ‘The Eye’ is hired to investigate the death of her husband.

The novel charts the development of the detective’s dangerous obsession with a femme fatale, as he pursues her across the united states.

‘One of the most remarkable combinations of a private-eye novel and psychological suspense story, with an entirely new slant, that has ever been published’ The New York Times Book Review

‘A pivotal work in the history of mystery fiction’ Maxim Jablowski, The Guardian

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15 Oct 2017
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About the author

  • Marc Behm

    Marc Behm was born in 1925 in Trenton, New Jersey and served with the US army in Europe during WWII. After playing a variety of small parts in American television, he eventually made a name for himself as a screenwriter. Eye of the Beholder was his second novel and was made into a French film and then later an English language film starring Ewan McGregor. When he retired from screenwriting he published five more novels, including Afraid to Death.

    Titles by Marc Behm

    Afraid to Death by Marc Behm
    The Eye of the Beholder