Patricia Highsmith – Martin Cid Magazine

Patricia Highsmith is a novelist born January 19, 1921 in Fort Worth, Texas (United States). She was the author of The talented Mr. Ripley.

Patricia Highsmith (January 19, 1921 – February 4, 1995)[1] was an American novelist and short story writer widely known for her psychological thrillers, including her five-novel series starring the character of Tom Ripley.

She has written 22 novels and numerous short stories throughout her career spanning nearly five decades, and her work has led to more than two dozen film adaptations. His writing draws its influence from existentialist literature,[2] and questioned notions of identity and popular morality.[3] She has been dubbed “the poet of apprehension” by novelist Graham Greene.[4]

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His first novel, Strangers on a Train, has been adapted for stage and screen, the best known being Alfred Hitchcock’s 1951 film. His 1955 novel The Talented Mr. Ripley has been adapted for film. Writing under the pseudonym Claire Morgan, Highsmith published the first lesbian novel with a happy ending, The Price of Salt,[5] in 1952, reissued 38 years later as Carol under her own name and later adapted into a 2015 film. (From Wikipedia)

Patricia highsmith

Patricia Highsmith is a novelist born January 19, 1921 in Fort Worth, Texas (United States). She was the author of The Talented Mr. Ripley.

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