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The Bad Seed

The Bad Seed
Author: William March
ISBN 13: 9780060795481
ISBN 10: 60795484
Edition: Reissue
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Publication Date: 2005-06-28
Format: Paperback
Pages: 256
List Price: $12.99

Now reissued – William March's 1954 classic thriller that's as chilling, intelligent and timely as ever before. This paperback reissue includes a new P.S. section with author interviews, insights, features, suggested reading and more.

What happens to ordinary families into whose midst a child serial killer is born? This is the question at the center of William march's classic thriller. After its initial publication in 1954, the book went on to become a million–copy bestseller, a wildly successful Broadway show, and a Warner Brothers film. The spine–tingling tale of little Rhoda Penmark had a tremendous impact on the thriller genre and generated a whole perdurable crop of creepy kids. Today, The Bad Seed remains a masterpiece of suspense that's as chilling, intelligent, and timely as ever before.

Publishers Weekly

A reissue of the 1954 classic thriller about little Rhoda Penmark, a child serial killer. (Aug.)