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Strangers on A Train

Highsmith, Patricia (Book - 2001 )
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
Strangers on A Train
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With the acclaim for The Talented Mr. Ripley, more film projects in production, and two biographies forthcoming, expatriate legend Patricia Highsmith would be shocked to see that she has finally arrived in her homeland. Throughout her career, Highsmith brought a keen literary eye and a genius for plumbing the psychopathic mind to more than thirty works of fiction, unparalleled in their placid deviousness and sardonic humor. With deadpan accuracy, she delighted in creating true sociopaths in the guise of the everyday man or woman. Now, one of her finest works is again in print: Strangers on a Train, Highsmith's first novel and the source for Alfred Hitchcock's classic 1953 film. With this novel, Highsmith revels in eliciting the unsettling psychological forces that lurk beneath the surface of everyday contemporary life.
Authors: Highsmith, Patricia, 1921-1995
Title: Strangers on a train
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, 2001, c1950
Characteristics: 281 p. ; 21 cm
Content Type: text
Media Type: unmediated
Carrier Type: volume
ISBN: 0393321983
Branch Call Number: FIC HIGHSMI
Statement of Responsibility: Patricia Highsmith
Subject Headings: Murderers Fiction Railroad travel Fiction
Genre/Form: Mystery fiction
Psychological fiction
Topical Term: Murderers
Railroad travel
LCCN: 2001030821
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