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The night visitor and other stories, [Bennett, Arnold] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The night visitor and other stories. Three of them are long stories: The setting of "The Night Visitor" is a hacienda deep in the Mexican bush where a lonely American recreates in his imagination an eerie world of Indian folk legend. "The Cattle Drive" is a vivid description of a cowboy's trek with a thousand head of cattle across the Mexican plains; it Here are ten of B. Traven's remarkable short stories/5.   The Night Visitors: A Novel and millions of other books are available for instant access. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.4/5(80). B. Traven, the author of the classic Treasure of Sierra Madre among other novels, is an American and also a literary recluse who has successfully hidden himself in Mexico for decades. In these ten stories Traven reveals himself as a great minor storyteller, somewhere on that vast plateau under Tolstoy, Chekhov and Hemingway.

Nowhere near as good as her earlier novels. Sadly, in The Night Visitors, Goodman has sacrificed her art at the altar of politics. Instead, try Lake of Dead Languages, Arcadia Falls, or The Seduction of Water -- all excellent.4/5(80).   The latest thriller from the internationally bestselling author of The Lake of Dead Languages and The Other Mother, a story of mistaken identities and missed chances, forgiveness, and vengeance. “Carol Goodman is, simply put, a stellar writer.”—Lisa Unger, New York Times bestselling author of The Red Hunter. The Night Visitors. The latest thriller from the internationally bestselling author of The Lake of Dead Languages and The Other Mother, a story of mistaken identities and missed chances, forgiveness, and vengeance. ALICE gets off a bus in the middle of a snowstorm in Delphi, NY/5. Lucy Atkins is an award-winning author, Sunday Times book critic and journalist. Her new novel, MAGPIE LANE, is a literary thriller set in an Oxford College. Her other novels are The Night Visitor, The Other Child and The Missing One/5.

  "The Night Visitor" is an exceptional murder mystery. It has been a while since I have found an unknown author and enjoyed reading one of their titles so much. "The Night Visitor" is about twin daughters, Lory and Anya, of a famous hollywood movie star. The 2 girls were mostly brought up by an Aunt and Uncle as their mother worked to become famous/5.   THE NIGHT VISITOR by (The Other Child, , etc.) peppers every page with hints of things unsaid and dark underlying secrets. Sometimes the foreshadowing is a little overdone and heavy-handed, but it does not take away from the incredible number of twists and turns that appear as the novel stalks toward its ending. Bestsellers Book Author: Lucy Atkins. Editions for The Night Visitor and Other Stories: (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in ), (Paperback publishe Home My BooksCited by: 2.   Editorial Reviews ★ 01/21/ This brilliantly conceived and executed gothic thriller from Mary Higgins Clark Award winner Goodman (The Other Mother) opens on a bus heading through Upstate New York on a cold and snowy December , a frightened woman in her 30s, and Oren, a year-old boy with a passion for Star Wars and Greek Brand: HarperCollins Publishers.