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The Two Faces of January - Patricia Highsmith
The Two Faces of January
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Three of them are waiting. Rydal Keener is waiting for something exciting to happen in his grubby little Athens hotel. At forty-odd, Chester MacFarland has been waiting much longer, expecting his life of stock manipu­lation and fraud to catch up with him. And Colette, Chester’s wife, is waiting... show more
Three of them are waiting. Rydal Keener is waiting for something exciting to happen in his grubby little Athens hotel. At forty-odd, Chester MacFarland has been waiting much longer, expecting his life of stock manipu­lation and fraud to catch up with him. And Colette, Chester’s wife, is waiting for something altogether different.After a nasty little incident in the hotel, they all wait together. As the stakes—and the tension—in theirthree-cornered waiting game mount, they learn that while passports and silence can be bought, other things can cost as much as your life.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780871132093 (0871132095)
Publisher: Atlantic Monthly Press
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
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Lillelara
Lillelara rated it
3.5 The two Faces of January
Dies ist mein erstes Patricia Highsmith Buch und ich bin doch überrascht, welch tiefe Einblicke sie dem Leser in die Psyche ihrer Hauptfiguren gewährt. Durch einen unglückseligen Unfall werden die Schicksale von Chester und Colette MacFarland und Rydal Keener miteinander verbunden. Auf der Flucht vo...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it
3.0 The Two Faces of January
bookshelves: published-1964, mystery-thriller, one-penny-wonder, paper-read, winter-20122013, tbr-busting-2013, under-500-ratings, greece Read from January 21 to 23, 2013 My paperback is unavailable here:9 780099 448402Arrow Books Ltd, London1986Opening: At half past three of a morning in early J...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it
3.0
My paperback is unavailable here:9 780099 448402Arrow Books Ltd, London1986Opening: At half past three of a morning in early January, Chester MacFarland was awakened in his berth on the San Gimignano by an alarming sound of scraping.#26 TBR Busting 2013Ripley 1,2,3,4,5Cry of the OwlStrangers on a Tr...
A Scottish-Canadian Blethering On About Books
A Scottish-Canadian Blethering On About Books rated it
4.0 The Two Faces of January
I went looking for this one because Viggo Mortensen's name is attached to a possible movie adaptation. Rather to my surprise, I discover this is the first Highsmith I have read, though I'm certainly familiar with the names of her more celebrated works, "Strangers on a Train" and "The Talented Mr. Ri...
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