The Talented Mr Ripley - A Ripley Novel (Paperback)Patricia Highsmith (author)
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The Queen of the elegant psychological thriller, Patricia Highsmith is best known for her wickedly addictive Ripley novels, of which this is the first. 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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