This belongs to the Ladies in Retirement school of thriller. ""Bessie"" religious fanatic who has ""something on"" her...

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THE SHADOW AND THE WEB

This belongs to the Ladies in Retirement school of thriller. ""Bessie"" religious fanatic who has ""something on"" her school principal sister comes back to the school and launches a wholesale family slaughter, culminating in her own madness. A horror story, based on an actual case, but -- in spite of that -- not very convincing although the growing terrorization against the school background is effective.

Pub Date: Oct. 25, 1940

ISBN: N/A

Page Count: -

Publisher: Bobbs-Merrill

Review Posted Online: N/A

Kirkus Reviews Issue: Oct. 1, 1940