Cape Fear

Cape Fear

John D. MacDonald

Publishing date: Aug 15, 1958

Words: 55926
Pages: 211

Description:

SUMMARY: For 14 years convicted rapist Max Cady nursed his hatred for Sam Bowden into an insane passion for revenge. "Tension and terror until the very end," Courant Magazine. LATER RENAMED CAPE FEAR, this novel is a classic in the terror/suspense genre. SUMMARY: For 14 years convicted rapist Max Cady nursed his hatred for Sam Bowden into an insane passion for revenge. "Tension and terror until the very end," Courant Magazine. LATER RENAMED CAPE FEAR, this novel is a classic in the terror/suspense genre. SUMMARY: For 14 years convicted rapist Max Cady nursed his hatred for Sam Bowden into an insane passion for revenge. "Tension and terror until the very end," Courant Magazine. LATER RENAMED CAPE FEAR, this novel is a classic in the terror/suspense genre. EDITORIAL REVIEW: An insane criminal threatens to destroy a family, and the police are powerless to protect them.For fourteen years convicted rapist Max Cady nursed his hatred for Sam Bowden into an insane passion for revenge. He lived only for the day he would be free -- free to track down and destroy the man who had put him behind bars.Murder was merciful compared to what Cady had in mind -- and what Cady had in mind was Bowden's innocent and lovely teenaged daughter . . . ."A powerful and frightening story." -- The New York Times