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The Boy Who Followed Ripley
Author: Patricia Highsmith

ISBN: 9780349006253
Format: Paperback
Number Of Pages: 368
Published: 11 August 2015
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 12.6 x 2.6
First published in 1980, this is the fourth novel in Highsmith's hugely influential, groundbreaking Ripley series.

When a troubled young runaway arrives on Tom Ripley's French estate, he is drawn into a world he thought he'd left behind: the seedy underworld of Berlin, involving kidnapping plots, lies and deception. Ripley becomes the boy's protector as friendship develops between the young man with a guilty conscience and the older one with no conscience at all.

The Boy Who Followed Ripley is followed by Ripley Under Water.

About the Author

Patricia Highsmith (1921-1995) was born in Fort Worth, Texas, and moved to New York when she was six, where she attended the Julia Richman High School and Barnard College. In her senior year she edited the college magazine, having decided at the age of sixteen to become a writer. Her first novel, Strangers on a Train, was made into a classic film by Alfred Hitchcock in 1951. The Talented Mr Ripley, published in 1955, introduced ...

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