No Orchids for Miss Blandish by James Hadley Chase

This novel is a crime thriller set in America, featuring the kidnapping of a wealthy heiress, Miss Blandish, by a low-level gangster. However, when a more powerful and sadistic gangster, Slim Grisson, learns of the situation, he kills the original kidnapper and takes Miss Blandish for himself. As the police and Miss Blandish's father desperately search for her, she finds herself developing Stockholm Syndrome for her cruel captor. The story is filled with violence, suspense, and unexpected twists, leading to a tragic end.

The 1899th greatest book of all time

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Total Points: 201

Since this book was first published in 1939, there is a penalty of 0%. The age adjusted score is 201.0.

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