The Boy Who Followed Ripley

The Boy Who Followed Ripley

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by Patricia Highsmith
     
 

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In this quietly terrifying exploration of trust and friendship, a troubled young runaway arrives in Villeperce. And when, on the boy's behalf, Tom Ripley is drawn from his lovely estate in the French countryside to Berlin's seamy underworld and into a kidnapping plot that requires the most bizarre methods—and sinister acumen—for intervention, the icily…  See more details below

Overview

In this quietly terrifying exploration of trust and friendship, a troubled young runaway arrives in Villeperce. And when, on the boy's behalf, Tom Ripley is drawn from his lovely estate in the French countryside to Berlin's seamy underworld and into a kidnapping plot that requires the most bizarre methods—and sinister acumen—for intervention, the icily amoral Ripley is transformed into a generous and compassionate projector.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780434335206
Publisher:
Random House Adult Trade Publishing Group
Publication date:
10/31/1998
Pages:
288

Meet the Author

Patricia Highsmith (1921–1995) was the author of more than twenty novels, including Strangers on a Train, The Price of Salt,The Blunderer and The Talented Mr. Ripley, as well as numerous short stories.

Brief Biography

Date of Birth:
January 19, 1921
Date of Death:
February 4, 1995
Place of Birth:
Fort Worth, Texas
Place of Death:
Locarno, Switzerland
Education:
B.A., Barnard College, 1942

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