The Talented Mr Ripley - A Ripley Novel (Paperback)Patricia Highsmith (author)
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Tom Ripley, charming yet petulant, reckless yet calculating, is one of the great literary anti-heroes, and his shocking actions across the jet-set Europe of the 1950s have thrilled and appalled millions of voracious readers.
'As haunting and harrowing a study of a schizophrenic murder as paper will bear.' - The Sunday Times
Tom Ripley is struggling to stay one step ahead of his creditors and the law, when an unexpected acquaintance offers him a free trip to Europe and a chance to start over.
Ripley wants money, success and the good life and he's willing to kill for it. When his new-found happiness is threatened, his response is as swift as it is shocking.
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Number of pages: 272
Weight: 191 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 17 mm
'Ripley, amoral, hedonistic and charming, is a genuinely original creation' - The Daily Telegraph
'As haunting and harrowing a study of a schizophrenic murder as paper will bear. A glittering addition to the meagre ranks of people who make books that you really can't put down' - The Sunday Times
'Precisely plotted, stylishly written and kept alert by an icy wit. Streets ahead of the conventional thriller: a cool little classic of its kind' - The Evening Standard
'An outstanding thriller which has deservedly become a classic' - The Spectator
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