Title THE PRAYING MANTISES
Book Condition Former owner's small bookplate, name and date (in ink) to front pastedown, else fine; in a price-clipped illustrated dust jacket.
Edition First U.S. edition, first printing.
Publisher New York: Simon and Schuster, 1962.
Seller ID 3160.00
Translation by Richard Howard of the original French-language edition entitled LES MANTES RELIGIEUSES. "a cool, swift, elegant, ruthless tale that will spoil the intelligent man's taste for the lesser product."--Sybille Bedford. Two-part TV movie source.
Mystery. Translated Literature. French Literature. Books into Film.