Julie Marsh, a lawyer's assistant, has arranged to deliver an inheritance to Mr. Graham. As Julie is unfamiliar with the heir's appearance, he will be wearing a red carnation as identification. Meanwhile, Arthur Page, a convicted serial killer with a great fondness for flowers, escapes from police custody. Julie mistakes Page for Graham. Page goes along with her assumptions, and is thoroughly delighted to accompany his next victim to an isolated spot...
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Characters describe the Westerling house as being isolated, and Page says when he looked outside, he couldn't see another building for miles. But when he and Marsh arrived at Westerling, another house was visible right next door. See more
I think I may plant carnations all around the house. Red carnations. A sea of them. Like the Red Sea. A blood-red sea.