By Cornell Woolrich
What occurs whilst an honest, ethical guy falls below the baneful spell of a completely wicked, delectable girl? A best secret author, in his first novel, strains the downward process good Louis Durand as he tumbles to his final degraded hell - an unforgettable tale of suspense, terror, and fascination. this is often the tale of a guy betrayed through his personal loneliness and wish for love. From the romantic commencing to the tragic, logical finish, with sophisticated punishments and cumulative sins among, Louis Durand is trapped through his personal ardour. thoroughly credible is the ability which his fascinating, evil spouse holds over him. From the instant Bonnie fort arrives in New Orleans - with homicide and deception mendacity simply at the back of her guileless gaze and little woman attractiveness - Louis Durand is a doomed guy. His happiness relies upon a quicksand which quickly provides approach underneath him. Dragged down by means of his connivance in crime, tortured through his personal doubts, Durand blindly follows his will-o'-the-wisp spouse at the direction that results in homicide, own destroy, and ultimate ache. Waltz into Darkness captures the magnolia-scented attraction of recent Orleans within the Eighteen Eighties, a nostalgic "period piece" of the times whilst girls wore bustles and complicated robes, by no means smoked, by no means crossed their legs, hardly ever confirmed their ankles - and have been able to evil that's of no time or position. Filed with memorable scenes, peopled with strongly knit characters, expertly developed, Waltz into Darkness will continue the reader at the fringe of his chair to its ultimate climax.