Easy reading
English
Title
A kiss before dying / Ira Levin ; retold by F.H. Cornish
Author
Ira Levin
Adapter
F.H. Cornish
Language
English
Publisher
Oxford: Macmillan Heinemann ELT, 2003
95 p. : ill.
Note
Vereenvoudigde uitgave
ISBN
0-333-79885-6

About Ira Levin

Ira Marvin Levin (August 27, 1929 – November 12, 2007) was an American novelist, playwright, and songwriter. His most noted works include the novels A Kiss Before Dying (1953), Rosemary's Baby (1967), The Stepford Wives (1972), and The Boys from Brazil (1976), as well as the play Deathtrap (1978). Many of his novels and plays have been adapted to film.

Early life

Ira Levin was born on August 27, 1929, in the New York City, New York borough of Manhattan. He grew up in both Manhattan and the Bronx. His father, Charles, was a toy importer. Levin was educated at the private Horace Mann School in New York. He attended Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa from 1946 to 1948 and then New York University, where he majored in philosophy and English. He graduated in 1950. He served in the Army Signal Corps from 1953 to 1955.

Professional life

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