In the doorway of an elegant New York apartment, blood seeps over silk negligee, over polished wood floors and plush carpet: a beautiful young woman ...Show synopsisIn the doorway of an elegant New York apartment, blood seeps over silk negligee, over polished wood floors and plush carpet: a beautiful young woman lies dead, her face disfigured by a single gun shot. But who was Laura? What power did she hold over the very different men in her life? How does her portrait bewitch even Mark McPherson, the hard-bitten detective assigned to find her murderer? One stormy night, Mark's investigation takes an unexpected turn...Hide synopsis
I enjoyed this book. However, this is one of the few times that I think the movie was better than the book. The book has the feel of a typical mystery novel. The movie had a very haunting quality to it . Beautiful,ethereal Gene Tierney was perfectly cast as Laura and of course, there is the wonderful classic theme music. That said, the book is still worth the read.
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