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Dawson, Jill.

Summary: In 1964, the eccentric American novelist Patricia Highsmith is hiding out in a cottage in Suffolk, to concentrate on her writing and escape her fans. She has another motive too - a secret romance with a married lover based in London. Unfortunately it soon becomes clear that all her demons have come with her. Prowlers, sexual obsessives, frauds, imposters, suicides and murderers: the tropes of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DAW

Summary: Tom Ripley convinces a business associate to hire a young German picture-framer to assassinate a mobster.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA AME

Summary: Guy Haines, a tennis star who hates his wife, is approached on a train by a stranger, Bruno Anthony, who hates his father. Anthony offers a plan: each could kill the other's victim. No motive, no clue would link the two murders save the casual meeting of strangers on a train.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Bros. 1951

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1 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY STR

Bradford, Richard

Summary: "Made famous by the great success of her psychological thrillers, The Talented Mr Ripley and Strangers on a Train, Patricia Highsmith is lauded as one of the most influential and celebrated modern writers. However, there has never been a clear picture of the woman behind the books. The relationship between Highsmith's lesbianism, her fraught personality - by parts self-destructive and malicious...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Caravel 2021

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HIGHSMITH, PATRICIA BRA

Meaker, Marijane

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cleis Press 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HIGHSMITH, PATRICIA MEA

Summary: Sleek thriller set in Greece and Istanbul in 1962. Intrigue begins at the Parthenon when wealthy American tourists Chester MacFarland and his young wife Collete meet American ex-pat Rydal, a scammer working as a tour guide. The two befriend him, but a murder at the couple's hotel puts all three on the run together and creates a precarious bond between them as the trio's allegiance is put to the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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Schenkar, Joan.

Summary: Reveals the dark private life of the successful twentieth-century writer, chronicling her Texas origins through her self-exile in Europe and offering insight into the influence of Tom Ripley and the Hitchcock film inspired by her first novel."Born in 1921 in her grandmother's boardinghouse in Fort Worth, Texas, Patricia Highsmith grew up in the Greenwich Village of the 1940s: the "freest four...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HIGHSMITH, PATRICIA SCH

Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 WOR
Call number: DVD 709 WOR

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