Asylum by Patrick McGrath [1998 TRADE PAPERBACK]
Asylum by Patrick McGrath
TRADE PAPERBACK  VINTAGE CONTEMPORARIES
Very nice trade pb edition w/ stepback beneath windowed cover.
Cover has shelf wear and some mild sticker damage to front cover [small nicks] - Otherwise good as new.
In the summer of 1959 Stella Raphael joins her psychiatrist husband, Max, at his new posting--a maximum-security hospital for the criminally insane. Beautiful and headstrong, Stella soon falls under the spell of Edgar Stark, a brilliant and magnetic sculptor who has been confined to the hospital for murdering his wife in a psychotic rage.
But Stella's knowledge of Edgar's crime is no hindrance to the volcanic attraction that ensues--a passion that will consume Stella's sanity and destroy her and the lives of those around her.