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The Bad Seed

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The Bad Seed


Now reissued --- William March's 1954 classic thriller that's as chilling, intelligent and timely as ever before. This paperback reissue includes a new P.S. section with author interviews, insights, features, suggested reading and more.

What happens to ordinary families into whose midst a child serial killer is born? This is the question at the center of William march's classic thriller. After its initial publication in 1954, the book went on to become a million–copy bestseller, a wildly successful Broadway show, and a Warner Brothers film. The spine–tingling tale of little Rhoda Penmark had a tremendous impact on the thriller genre and generated a whole perdurable crop of creepy kids. Today, THE BAD SEED remains a masterpiece of suspense that's as chilling, intelligent, and timely as ever before.

The Bad Seed
by William March

  • Publication Date: June 28, 2005
  • Genres: Fiction, Thriller
  • Paperback: 256 pages
  • Publisher: Harper Perennial
  • ISBN-10: 0060795484
  • ISBN-13: 9780060795481