The Boy Who Followed Ripley by Patricia HighsmithThe Boy Who Followed Ripley by Patricia Highsmith

The Boy Who Followed Ripley

byPatricia Highsmith

Paperback | August 26, 2008

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Now part of American film and literary lore, Tom Ripley, "a bisexual psychopath and art forger who murders without remorse when his comforts are threatened" (New York Times Book Review), was Patricia Highsmith's favorite creation. In The Boy Who Followed Ripley (1980), Highsmith explores Ripley's bizarrely paternal relationship with a troubled young runaway, whose abduction draws them into Berlin's seamy underworld. More than any other American literary character, Ripley provides "a lens to peer into the sinister machinations of human behavior" (John Freeman, Pittsburgh Gazette).
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.
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Title:The Boy Who Followed RipleyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:336 pages, 8.24 × 5.51 × 0.83 inPublished:August 26, 2008Publisher:WW NortonLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:039333211X

ISBN - 13:9780393332117

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Morbidly fascinating Love Ripley's twisted mind. It just keeps better and better.
Date published: 2009-11-11