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Patricia Highsmith (1921–1995)

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Patricia Highsmith wrote twenty-one novels including "Strangers on a Train" & the "Ripley" series. She died in 1995 in Switzerland, where she resided much of her life. (Publisher Provided) Patricia Highsmith (January 19, 1921 -- February 4, 1995) was an American novelist and short story writer, näytä lisää most widely known for her psychological thrillers, which led to more than two dozen film adaptations. She was born in Fort Worth, Texas. Highsmith grew up with her maternal grandmother in Astoria, Queens, and attended Barnard College. Her first novel, Strangers on a Train (1950), was adapted for stage and screen numerous times, notably by Alfred Hitchcock in 1951. In addition to her acclaimed series about murderer Tom Ripley, which was made into a film in 1955, she wrote many short stories, often macabre, satirical or tinged with black humor. Highsmith liked to examine the ways in which people can get to the point where they are capable of murder, as well as who they become after they have committed a crime. In carefully constructed stories and novels, she integrated this scrutiny of the human psyche into complex plots that often took unexpected twists. In Strangers on a Train, architect Guy Haines meets Charles Bruno on a train. Bruno conceives a plan to have Haines kill Bruno's father, while Bruno will kill Haines's wife. The effect that this plan has on Haines is the focus of the story. Highsmith's awards include: O. Henry Award for best publication of first story, for "The Heroine" in Harper's Bazaar (1946), Grand Prix de Littérature Policière, for The Talented Mr. Ripley (1957), and the Dagger Award -- Category Best Foreign Novel, for The Two Faces of January from the Crime Writers' Association of Great Britain (1964). Highsmith died of aplastic anemia and cancer in Locarno, Switzerland, at age 74. Her last novel, Small G: A Summer Idyll, was published one month after her death in 1995. (Bowker Author Biography) näytä vähemmän

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Tekijän teokset

Lahjakas herra Ripley (1955) 6,222 kappaletta
The Price of Salt (1952) 2,964 kappaletta
Muukalaisia junassa (1950) 2,578 kappaletta
Tom Ripley, amerikkalainen ystävä (1974) 1,466 kappaletta
Kepeät mullat, herra Ripley (1970) 1,444 kappaletta
Ripley ja poika (1980) 1,015 kappaletta
Ripleyn painajainen (1991) 991 kappaletta
Talentueux M. Ripley (Le) (1985) 850 kappaletta
Syvissä vesissä (1957) 696 kappaletta
Öinen huuto (1962) 673 kappaletta
Omantunnon tuska (1969) 570 kappaletta
Little Tales of Misogyny (1957) 567 kappaletta
Edithin päiväkirja (1977) 551 kappaletta
Suloinen sairaus (1960) 522 kappaletta
Viimeiseen hetkeen (1965) 522 kappaletta
The Blunderer (1954) 472 kappaletta
Those Who Walk Away (1967) 469 kappaletta
Tammikuun kahdet kasvot (1961) 461 kappaletta
Trafalgarin pulut (2002) 376 kappaletta
Found in the Street (1986) 372 kappaletta
Lunnaat (1972) 366 kappaletta
Lasiselli (1964) 356 kappaletta
Eleven (1970) 336 kappaletta
Small g: A Summer Idyll (1995) 310 kappaletta
People Who Knock on the Door (1983) 302 kappaletta
Peli eläville (1958) 236 kappaletta
The Black House (1978) 227 kappaletta
Mermaids on the Golf Course (1984) 201 kappaletta
The Perfect Alibi (1901) 96 kappaletta
The Complete Ripley Novels (2008) 94 kappaletta
The Ripley Omnibus (1992) 42 kappaletta
Los cadáveres exquisitos (1901) 26 kappaletta
La proie du chat (1981) 13 kappaletta
Le jardin des disparus (1984) 12 kappaletta
Drei Katzengeschichten. (1995) 12 kappaletta
Dei gatti e degli uomini (2007) 11 kappaletta
Yön pimeydessä (2002) 10 kappaletta
Das große Krimi- Lesebuch. (1992) 8 kappaletta
You Can't Depend on Anybody (1996) 6 kappaletta
Sour Tales for Sweethearts (2015) 6 kappaletta
Die besten Geschichten (1984) 6 kappaletta
Mings största kap (2020) 5 kappaletta
Diarios y cuadernos, 1941-1995 (2022) 4 kappaletta
Schegge di vetro (racconti) (2003) 4 kappaletta
Broken Glass and Other Stories. (1986) 4 kappaletta
A Shot from Nowhere (1990) 3 kappaletta
Sås till gåsen (2002) 3 kappaletta
Ripley'nin Oyunu - 3. Kitap (2016) 2 kappaletta
SNAILS, THE 2 kappaletta
Meistererzählungen (1989) 2 kappaletta
Schreie der Liebe: Erzählungen (2008) 2 kappaletta
Edithin dnevnik (1987) 2 kappaletta
Tage- und Notizbücher (2021) 2 kappaletta
Skilpadden - og andre noveller (1979) 2 kappaletta
Os Gatos (2011) 2 kappaletta
Ladies: Frühe Stories (2020) 2 kappaletta
Dernières nouvelles du crime (1994) 2 kappaletta
Eses dulce mal 1 kappale
KOPEGIN FIDYESI 1 kappale
Głęboka woda 1 kappale
Γάτες 1 kappale
Chillers: The Cat Brought It In [1992 TV episode] (1992) — Writer — 1 kappale
Chillers: Puzzle [1990 TV episode] — Writer — 1 kappale
Broken Glass 1 kappale
Contos Póstumos 1 kappale
Poliki, Poliki Haizetan (1988) 1 kappale
Uczeń Ripleya 1 kappale
Gra Ripleya 1 kappale
Male ženomrzačke priče (2004) 1 kappale
Deep water 1 kappale
Editin dnevnik 1 kappale
RIPLEY`S GAME 1 kappale
Ei otsikkoa 1 kappale
Zeichnungen. (1995) 1 kappale
Kriminalmagasin (4) (1969) 1 kappale
Entre les deux 1 kappale

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Children Playing Before a Statue of Hercules (2005) — Avustaja — 1,218 kappaletta
Crime Novels: American Noir of the 1950s (1997) — Avustaja — 544 kappaletta
The Best American Mystery Stories of the Century (2000) — Avustaja — 455 kappaletta
The Best American Noir of the Century (2010) — Avustaja — 368 kappaletta
The Talented Mr. Ripley [1999 film] (1999) — Original novel — 249 kappaletta
Strangers on a Train [1951 film] (1951) — Original novel — 237 kappaletta
Murha à la carte : 27 herkullista murhaa talon tapaan (1984) — Avustaja — 194 kappaletta
Granta 29: New World (1989) — Avustaja — 151 kappaletta
The Penguin Book of Horror Stories (1984) — Avustaja — 143 kappaletta
Stories of the Sea (2010) — Avustaja — 139 kappaletta
The Oxford Book of Villains (1992) — Avustaja — 136 kappaletta
Mystery Cats: Feline Felonies (1991) — Avustaja — 135 kappaletta
Women Crime Writers: Four Suspense Novels of the 1950s (2015) — Avustaja — 128 kappaletta
Alfred Hitchcock's Tales to Send Chills Down Your Spine (1979) — Avustaja — 126 kappaletta
Mistresses of the Dark [Anthology] (1998) — Avustaja — 122 kappaletta
Carol [2015 film] (2015) — Original book — 116 kappaletta
Cat Stories (Everyman's Pocket Classics) (2011) — Avustaja — 100 kappaletta
A New Omnibus of Crime (1771) — Avustaja — 97 kappaletta
Fifty Best Mysteries (1991) — Avustaja — 73 kappaletta
Verdict of 13 (1978) — Avustaja — 71 kappaletta
Ross Macdonald Selects Great Stories of Suspense (1974) — Avustaja — 70 kappaletta
The Seventh Pan Book of Horror Stories (1966) — Avustaja — 61 kappaletta
65 Great Tales of Horror (1981) — Avustaja — 59 kappaletta
A Century of British Mystery and Suspense (2000) — Avustaja — 56 kappaletta
The Penguin Classic Crime Omnibus (1984) — Avustaja — 54 kappaletta
Purple Noon [1960 film] (1960) — Original novel — 53 kappaletta
Chicago Noir: The Classics (2015) — Avustaja — 52 kappaletta
Mystery Cats 3: More Feline Felonies (1995) — Avustaja — 49 kappaletta
Great Baseball Stories (1979) — Avustaja — 47 kappaletta
Realms of Darkness (1985) — Avustaja — 45 kappaletta
The Lucifer Society (1971) — Avustaja — 42 kappaletta
Murder on the Railways (1996) — Avustaja — 42 kappaletta
The Twelfth Pan Book of Horror Stories (1971) — Avustaja — 39 kappaletta
Beyond the Curtain of Dark (1972) — Avustaja — 38 kappaletta
World of Raymond Chandler (1977) — Johdanto, eräät painokset38 kappaletta
The Vintage Book of Classic Crime (1993) — Avustaja — 34 kappaletta
The Killing Spirit : An Anthology of Murder for Hire (1996) — Avustaja — 33 kappaletta
Murder Intercontinental (1996) — Avustaja — 32 kappaletta
Great Law and Order Stories (1990) — Avustaja — 28 kappaletta
Mysterious Erotic Tales (1996) — Avustaja — 27 kappaletta
Histoires à lire - huit nouvelles (1994) — Avustaja — 24 kappaletta
The Best Horror Stories (1977) — Avustaja; Avustaja — 22 kappaletta
The Two Faces of January [2014 film] (2015) — Based on the novel by — 22 kappaletta
Merchants of Menace: An Anthology of Mystery Stories (1969) — Avustaja — 20 kappaletta
Ellery Queen's Mystery Mix (1962) — Avustaja — 19 kappaletta
Deadlier: 100 of the Best Crime Stories Written by Women (2017) — Avustaja — 19 kappaletta
Masterpieces of Mystery: More from the Sixties (1979) — Avustaja — 16 kappaletta
Ellery Queen's Crookbook (1974) — Avustaja — 13 kappaletta
The Gourmet Crook Book (1976) — Avustaja; Avustaja — 13 kappaletta
Weirdies, Weirdies, Weirdies (1975) — Avustaja — 12 kappaletta
Favourite Scary Stories from Graveside Al (1996) — Avustaja — 11 kappaletta
Früher war mehr Strand: Hinterhältige Reisegeschichten (2007) — Tekijä, eräät painokset10 kappaletta
Damas del crimen (1998) — Avustaja — 10 kappaletta
Dangerous Ladies (1992) — Avustaja — 8 kappaletta
Uncanny Tales of Unearthly and Unexpected Horrors (1983) — Avustaja — 8 kappaletta
The Menace Masters: Tales From Boucher's Choicest (1976) — Avustaja — 7 kappaletta
The New Windmill Book of Stories from Different Genres (1998) — Avustaja — 7 kappaletta
Winter's Crimes 9 (1977) — Avustaja — 6 kappaletta
The Literary Horse: Great Modern Stories About Horses (1995) — Avustaja — 6 kappaletta
Winter's Crimes 19 (1987) 5 kappaletta
Den kriminelle novelle (1999) — Tekijä, eräät painokset5 kappaletta
Cats: Fifteen Complete Stories and Poems (1998) — Avustaja — 5 kappaletta
Julian Symons at 80: A Tribute (1992) — Avustaja — 4 kappaletta
Mørkets gjerninger : 21 hårreisende kriminalhistorier (2001) — Avustaja — 3 kappaletta
Briefe (German Edition) (1999) — Avustaja — 3 kappaletta
The Love Talker | Brimstone | The Boy Who Followed Ripley (1980) — Avustaja — 3 kappaletta
Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine - 1969/01 (1969) — Avustaja — 3 kappaletta
In Fear and Dread (1974) — Avustaja — 2 kappaletta
Den lystige bedemand og andre hårrejsende historier af gæster i Poe-klubben (1975) — Tekijä, eräät painokset2 kappaletta
Mens vi taler om djævelen .... : 19 gys (1977) — Avustaja — 2 kappaletta
Appendici in giallo 1 (racconti) — Avustaja — 1 kappale

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Yleistieto

Virallinen nimi
Plangman, Mary Patricia (birth)
Muut nimet
Morgan, Claire
Syntymäaika
1921-01-19
Kuolinaika
1995-02-04
Hautapaikka
Cimitero di Tegna, Tegna, Ticino, Switzerland
Sukupuoli
female
Kansalaisuus
USA
Syntymäpaikka
Fort Worth, Texas, USA
Kuolinpaikka
Locarno, Switzerland
Kuolinsyy
aplastic anemia and lung cancer
Asuinpaikat
New York, New York, USA
Mexico
Positano, Italy
New Hope, Pennsylvania, USA
Aldeburgh, Suffolk, England, UK
Rome, Italy (näytä kaikki 13)
Earl Soham, Suffolk, England, UK
Hammamet, Tunisia
Fontainebleau, France
Moncourt, Lorraine, France
Aurigeno, Switzerland
Montmachoux, France
Tegna, Switzerland
Koulutus
Barnard College (BA|1942)
Ammatit
novelist
short story writer
Suhteet
Kerr, M. E. (domestic partner)
Palkinnot ja kunnianosoitukset
Chevalier de Ordre des Arts et des Lettres (1990)
O. Henry Award (1946)
Grand Prix de Littérature Policière (1957)
Silver Dagger Award (1964)
Prix de l'Humour noir Xavier Forneret (1975)
Lyhyt elämäkerta
Patricia Highsmith was born Mary Patricia Plangman in Fort Worth, Texas, and moved with her mother and stepfather to New York City as as small child. She was a voracious reader, and among her early favorites were Sherlock Holmes stories. She also developed an interest in abnormal psychology and read the case studies featured in The Human Mind by Dr. Karl Menninger. She began writing stories as a teenager. She graduated from Barnard College in 1942, and contributed short stories to magazines such as Harper's Bazaar. Her remarkable debut novel, Strangers on a Train, was published in 1950; Alfred Hitchcock adapted the book into a now-classic film the following year.

Her next work, The Price of Salt (1952), published under the pen name Claire Morgan, was a major success. It was republished under her own name in 1990 as Carol. The Talented Mr. Ripley (1955) launched her most enduring character, Tom Ripley, a charming psychopath. He also was the protagonist of four more novels, including her last book, Ripley Under Water (1991). Highsmith is famous for exploring the dark and morally ambiguous aspects of life in these and other works, including The Blunderer (1954), Deep Water (1957), This Sweet Sickness (1960), The Cry of the Owl (1962), The Tremor of Forgery (1969), and Edith's Diary (1977). In the early 1960s, she moved to Europe, where she led an isolated life. In her career, she published 8 collections of short stories and 22 novels, and is usually classified as one of the great crime writers of all time.

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Keskustelut

Group Read, March 2023: The Talented Mr. Ripley, 1001 Books to read before you die (maaliskuu 2023)
Patricia Highsmith, Library of America Subscribers (marraskuu 2021)
June 2019: Patricia Highsmith, Monthly Author Reads (heinäkuu 2019)
The Snails - Foolscap Press, Fine Press Forum (helmikuu 2017)

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My review of this book can be seen on my YouTube Vlog at:

https://youtu.be/kMXI3ba3eds

Enjoy!
 
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booklover3258 | 19 muuta kirja-arvostelua | May 19, 2024 |
Everyone is obsessed with Elsie, who seems to be the most abstract character in the book—and maybe that’s the point. There is no substance to Elsie, so why all the fuss? The other characters, Ralph Linderman, Jack Sutherland, and his wife, Natalia, are the leading players (although there are others) and are each fixated on Elsie. The beginning of the book draws you in with the possibility of a maniac (Linderman) stalking an innocent girl (Elsie). However, most of the book is spent in endless descriptions of the bohemian lifestyles of New Yorkers and gay love triangles. In the end, Elsie’s carefree lifestyle catches up to her. The story is predictable and disappointing.… (lisätietoja)
 
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PaulaGalvan | 3 muuta kirja-arvostelua | May 16, 2024 |
I was very excited to read Patricia Highsmith's first novel, Strangers on a Train. Everyone thinks of the Hitchcock film that this book was adapted into, which I have not seen. This book started off great, it was great until the end. The ending was not what I wanted to see happen, it was quite anticlimactic. So much so that I already forgot what happened...
 
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tayswift1477 | 86 muuta kirja-arvostelua | May 15, 2024 |
My least favorite of the Ripley series... this book makes no sense to me in the canon. I think it should've been a stand-alone title with a main character of a different name.
 
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Zmosslady | 25 muuta kirja-arvostelua | May 13, 2024 |

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