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(novel "The Price of Salt")
(TV Movie) (extracts)
Mistress of Suspense
(TV Series) (short story - 2 episodes, 1990) (story "A Bird Poised to Fly - 1 episode, 1992) (story "Under a Dark Angel's Eye" - 1 episode, 1992) (story "Something the Cat Dragged In" - 1 episode, 1992) (story "Something You Have to Live With" - 1 episode, 1990) (novel - 1 episode, 1990) (story "A Curious Suicide" - 1 episode, 1990) (story "Blow It" - 1 episode, 1990) (story "Slowly Slowly in the Wind" - 1 episode, 1990) (story "Old Folks At Home" - 1 episode, 1990) (story "The Stuff of Madness" - 1 episode)
This Sweet Sickness
(novel based on "This Sweet Sickness", french title "Ce mal étrange"')
(TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
She signed a contract for a Goldcrest / HBO production of her novel "The Blunderer" to star John Hurt
as Walter Stackhouse and Mario Adorf
as Melchior Kimmel. The novel was first filmed in 1963, and for a screenwriter of the new version, she suggested Marc Brandel
, who had scripted "The Talented Mr. Ripley" in 1956 for Studio
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[on film versions of her novels]: Really, I don't mind too much if they take liberties with my plots, because they're trying to do something quite different from a book, and I think they have a right to change the story as much as they wish. I couldn't write a book with the idea in my mind that it was going to be a film. That would be like thinking of a statue when you're painting a picture.
Raised by her grandmother in Greenwich Village, and taught to read at the age of two.