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Strangers on a train  Cover Image Book Book

Strangers on a train / Patricia Highsmith.

Item details

  • ISBN: 9780393351934
  • ISBN: 0393351939
  • Physical Description: xi, 273 pages ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: New York : W. W. Norton & Company, 2021.

Contents / Notes

General Note:
Originally published, 1950.
"First published as a Norton paperback 2001, reissued with a new introduction 2021"--Title page verso.
Summary, etc.:
"Just in time for the centennial celebration of groundbreaking noir fiction writer Patricia Highsmith comes a reissue of her propulsive, engrossing debut, Strangers on a Train, with a new introduction by best-selling author Paula Hawkins. Guy Haines and Charles Anthony Bruno are passengers on the same train. Haines is a successful architect in the midst of a divorce, Bruno a mysterious smooth-talker with a sadistic proposal: he'll murder Haines's wife if Haines will murder Bruno's father. As Bruno carries out his twisted plan, Guy finds himself trapped in Highsmith's perilous world, where, under the right circumstances, ordinary people are capable of extraordinary crimes. The inspiration for Alfred Hitchcock's classic 1951 film, Strangers on a Train launched Highsmith's prolific career, proving her a master at depicting the unsettling forces that tremble beneath the surface of everyday life"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Railroad travel > Fiction.
Strangers > Fiction.
Murderers > Fiction.
Genre: Fiction.
Psychological fiction.
Mystery fiction.
Suspense fiction.
Psychological fiction.

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      Fayette County Public Library
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