Patricia Highsmith discussion

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Essay, NYT book review

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J. | 14 comments Happy Birthday, Mr. Ripley ... /link


...Tom first stepped into view in “The Talented Mr. Ripley,” written in six months in 1954. He was 25 years old, which means he celebrates his 80th birthday in 2009. If only one could be present at Belle Ombre, his chateau­like home near Fontainebleau, to join in the party....




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M. Newman | 10 comments J. wrote: "Happy Birthday, Mr. Ripley ... /link


...Tom first stepped into view in “The Talented Mr. Ripley,” written in six months in 1954. He was 25 years old, which means he celebrates his 80th birthd..."


Very interesting essay about Tom Ripley and Patricia Highsmith. I have recently become obsessed with Highsmith's writing and have been reading her novels one after the other, re-reading some that I'd read at least 30 years ago. (I see that this group has not been active for about a year. I hope it resurrects itself soon).


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J. | 14 comments ... I see that this group has not been active for about a year ...

This group isn't overly demonstrative.
It prefers to lurk in the shadows.

J.


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M. Newman | 10 comments J. wrote: "... I see that this group has not been active for about a year ...

This group isn't overly demonstrative.
It prefers to lurk in the shadows.

J."


Like Ed Coleman in "Those Who Walk Away," to name one Highsmith character.


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