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"For eliciting the menace that lurks in familiar surroundings, there's no one like Patricia Highsmith."
Patricia Highsmith (1921–1995) was the author of more than twenty novels, including Strangers on a Train, The Price of Salt, The Blunderer and The Talented Mr. Ripley, as well as numerous short stories.See all Product Description
I like this book very much. It's a very good written novel by Particia Highsmith. The story is about some murder that a Jonathan Travanny, a man with a blood disease, has to do. Read morePublished on June 15 2004
I think that book is a great thing to spend your leisure time for. The content and the structure of the detective story is well done. Read morePublished on June 15 2004
For some reason Tom Ripley is back. One of the most famous anti-hero in the policial literature is back to kill and play his game one more time. Read morePublished on April 2 2004 by A. T. A. Oliveira
I have to admit, I liked the original "The Talented Mr. Ripley" more, but this was still a fascinating book at what motivates people to commit murder. Read morePublished on April 8 2003 by Tanja L. Walker
Patricia Highsmith's character Tom Ripley is one of the most interesting to follow. His growth from one novel to the next is fascinating and every time you think he's going one... Read morePublished on Dec 11 2001
I had no idea when I saw the German film "The American Friend" dir. by Wim Wenders (with Dennis Hopper), that it was based on this book by Highsmith. Read morePublished on Sept. 7 2001
Those who only saw the movie "The Talented Mr. Ripley" will be quite surprised by the fact that Ripley is now married, living in a very nice mansion in France, working as... Read morePublished on July 7 2001 by Amazon Customer
Patricia Highsmith shows very well the ability and influence of human's inner man. It is an excellent entertainment where you will find a lot of aspects of humans being and... Read morePublished on June 15 2001
This third crime novel using the character of Tom Ripley has mysterious intrigue written all over it. It's got a mix of Italian Mafia blended with Alfred Hitchcock-like suspense. Read morePublished on May 19 2001 by Michael J. Armijo