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The Talented Mr. Ripley

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Description for The Talented Mr. Ripley Paperback.

It’s here, in the first volume of Patricia Highsmith’s five-book Ripley series, that we are introduced to the suave Tom Ripley, a young striver seeking to leave behind his past as an orphan bullied for being a “sissy.” Newly arrived in the heady world of Manhattan, Ripley meets a wealthy industrialist who hires him to bring his playboy son, Dickie Greenleaf, back from gallivanting in Italy. Soon Ripley’s fascination with Dickie’s debonair lifestyle turns obsessive as he finds himself enraged by Dickie’s ambivalent affections for Marge, a charming American dilettante, and Ripley begins a deadly game. “Sinister and strangely alluring” ... Read more

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Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
W. W. Norton & Company
Condition
New
Number of Pages
288
Place of Publication
New York, United States
ISBN
9780393332148
SKU
V9780393332148
Shipping Time
Usually ships in 8 to 11 working days
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99-1

About Patricia Highsmith
Patricia Highsmith (1921–1995) was the author of more than twenty novels, including Strangers on a Train, The Price of Salt and The Talented Mr. Ripley, as well as numerous short stories.

Reviews for The Talented Mr. Ripley
"The Talented Mr. Ripley is a standard-bearer, indelibly woven into the fabric of contemporary crime fiction."
Sarah Weinman - New York Times "[A] masterwork of American noir.…Scene by masterful scene, sentence by sentence, with each disturbing thought and memory, Highsmith reveals how Ripley's psyche veers out of bounds, a slow drip punctuated by shocking jumps."
Carole V. Bell ... Read more

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