The Tormented. Theodore Pratt.

The Tormented

New York: Fawcett Publications, 1951. Paperback. 237, [3] p.; 18 cm. Paperback with illustrated cover. Fourth printing, September 1951. Gold Medal Book, 119. The author, Theodore Pratt (1901-1969), was an American writer who published 35 novels, including several mysteries under the name of Timothy Brace, and many nonfiction articles. Five movies were based on his work, including Mr. Limpet, filmed as The Incredible Mr. Limpet. The Tormented is presented as a fictionalized but "authentic picture of nymphomania," according to the back cover blurb by Park Avenue psychiatrist Dr. Richard Hoffmann, known for providing such blurbs to pulp fiction to "legitimize" their sexual topics. In Very Good- Condition: spine is discolored; otherwise cover is lightly soiled; light reading crease along most of front joint; pages are clean and tight with normal browning. Very Good -. Item #003001

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