Picks and Pans Review: The First Deadly Sin by Lawrence Sanders

updated 05/05/1986 AT 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 05/05/1986 AT 01:00 AM EDT

As read by actor John Lithgow, Sanders' tale of an ice axe-wielding psychopath stalking lone strollers achieves a horrifying clarity in this condensation. Aided by sound effects, Lithgow does all the characters, and he makes The First Deadly Sin first-rate suspense. (Warner, $14.95)

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