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Strangers on a Train - Patricia Highsmith
Strangers on a Train
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780099283072 (0099283077)
Publisher: Vintage
Pages no: 256
Edition language: English
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The better to see you, my dear
The better to see you, my dear rated it
4.0 Not what I expected, but I could not stop reading
I think I enjoyed this one exactly for the same reasons everyone disliked it: the characters were so messed up it was nerve-wreaking to read. I've likely commented many times before how I love those books that engage me enough for me to get emotional over the characters, even if it is rage enough ...
Obsidian Blue
Obsidian Blue rated it
2.0 Book Read for Halloween Bingo Head Start...Ehhh
So I have been meaning to read this book forever. I obviously know about "Strangers on a Train" the movie version directed by Hitchcock. However, I have never read the source material. It's definitely a gem of a good idea that just fails with how Highsmith portrays the characters. It doesn't help th...
Moonlight Snow
Moonlight Snow rated it
3.5 It's no Ripley, but it's all right
I'm going to surmise that this is one of those rare occasions where the movie actually exceeds the book. Patricia Highsmith was amazing, of that there is no doubt. However, this book was extremely frustrating to read because there are so many terrible decisions being made by the main character, G...
Calyre
Calyre rated it
"C'est une de mes théories qu'on doit faire tout ce qui est possible avant de mourir, et peut-être mourir en essayant de faire quelque chose de vraiment impossible"Il lui sembla soudain que l'avenir était devenu présent.
Obsession with words
Obsession with words rated it
3.0 Strangers on a Train
Two men randomly meet on a train. They are both fighting boredom and somehow Charles is very easy to talk to. Guy Haines ends up telling him all about his wife who cheated on him and is pregnant with another man´s child. With a little prodding from Charlie, Guy admits that he hates his wife. Charlie...
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