Psycho Summary
Robert Bloch

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Psycho Summary

Psycho is the horror story of Norman Bates, his strange relationship with his mother, and the motel he runs on the side of a deserted highway.

The novel opens with an image of forty-year-old Norman Bates reading in his office. His mother approaches and chides him for reading filthy material. The two get into a vicious fight as Mother lambastes Norman and he is too weak, too afraid to stand up...

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