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The Talented Mr. Ripley
The Talented Mr. Ripley | Patricia Highsmith
"Tom Ripley is one of the most interesting characters in world literature."—Anthony Minghella, director of ?The Talented Mr. Ripley Since his debut in 1955, Tom Ripley has evolved into the ultimate bad boy sociopath. Here, in this first Ripley novel, we are introduced to suave Tom Ripley, a young striver, newly arrived in the heady world of Manhattan. A product of a broken home, branded a "sissy" by his dismissive Aunt Dottie, Ripley meets a wealthy industrialist who hires him to bring his playboy son, Dickie Greenleaf, back from gallivanting in Italy. Soon Ripley's fascination with Dickie's debonair lifestyle turns obsessive as he finds himself enraged by Dickie's ambivalent affections for Marge, a charming American dilettante. A dark reworking of Henry James's ?The Ambassadors?, ?The Talented Mr. Ripley? serves as an unforgettable introduction to this smooth confidence man, whose talent for murder and self-invention is chronicled in four subsequent Ripley novels.
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Caroline2
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Mr Ripley is certainly a #badboy but I really enjoyed the first book so I‘m looking forward to reading the rest of the series! 👍🏻 #beatlemaynia

Libby1 The Boys From Brazil! I loved that one. 3w
Caroline2 @Libby1 oh good, I‘ve not read it yet but I loved stepford and rosemary so my expectations are high!! 😁 3w
Libby1 I‘ve only read Stepford and would read any of his other books. 3w
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Eggs 💗🤗👏🏻🎶📚💗 3w
LeahBergen I love the Ripley books! 😍😍 3w
Nute Yay, Patricia Highsmith!💕 3w
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hilded
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Had to test my new #readingnook after spending hours putting the sofa together this afternoon. Rest is also an important part of the #BookFitnessChallenge, right?! 🤣😆

#BFC
#Reading1001
#1001Books
#CurrentlyReading

wanderinglynn Rest is absolutely important! Both for physical health & mental health. 👍🏻 4w
hilded @wanderinglynn Agree 🙌🏻 4w
BookwormAHN Absolutely 👏🏻 4w
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4thhouseontheleft Definitely! 4w
Caterina Haha yes, rest is super important. It's also a great reward for putting the sofa together!! 4w
Clwojick Definitely! 4w
TheEllieMo Absolutely, rest is very important!! 4w
Read4life Looks like a great place to read and nap. Both important things to do 💙 4w
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hilded
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My day started on a low by oversleeping and being late to work, but this sweet chai brightened my day🤩 So far my #BFC is going really well, and I am on good track of reaching my goals for week one 🙌🏻

Started the tagged book for my TBR challenge in #Reading1001 and #AtY2019, and it seems to be a good one! Don‘t know why I waited so long to start it, hopefully the rest of the book will be just as good!

#BookFitnessChallenge
#1001books

wanderinglynn Yay! Way to stay on track! 🙌🏻 1mo
TheSpineView Great job! 1mo
Caterina Yum! 😍 Great job, and keep up the good work! 🎉 1mo
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BookwormAHN Way to go 👏🏻 1mo
4thhouseontheleft Lovely picture! Way to go for being on track! 1mo
Marina_h Nice photo 😍 Do you have a watch for this fitbit app or how does it work? (I sound old when I ask questions like that🙈) 1mo
hilded @Marina_h Thank you 😘 Yes, I have a watch (Fitbit Charge 2), which keeps tracks of the basics such as pulse, steps etc as well as SMS/meetings notifications. It‘s great for simple tracking and much less costly than for example an Apple watch. 1mo
wanderinglynn Great job! 🙌🏻 1mo
mabell The chai looks deliciously pretty! 1mo
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Rambo_Reads
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Pickpick

Great book. Great film.

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jennw1212
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Reread for book club....its been years.

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Well-ReadNeck
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Lostinagoodbook Jude Law was so immensely hot in that movie. 😁 4mo
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Moony
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A little *hehe* #bookhaul

Today I went shopping (only comic and books stores) with a good friend. I love such days at at holidays.

In my favorite comic store I got the wonderful bag with Tim and Struppi. 😍

#comic #manga #classic #artbook

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Marilyncjackson
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Valentine‘s date with this guy😱. I need a break from YA for a little bit. I read about this book in Save the Cat Writes a Novel and I can‘t stop thinking about it. BTW Save the Cat Writes a Novel is a wonderful book. Let‘s see if this can keep my attention. Also, don‘t you all just love my car‘s seat cover! 😜

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jllewis
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Pickpick

A book always made better with a cup of tea. Amazing book!

tpixie Welcome to Litsy! 🥳📚🥳 @LitsyWelcomeWagon For #LitsyTips check out the bios of @RaimeyGallant & @Chelleo 4mo
wanderinglynn Welcome to Litsy! 👋🏻 4mo
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DebinHawaii Welcome to Litsy!! 🎉📚🎉Hope you enjoy it here! 4mo
ProfReader Welcome to Litsy!!!💜💙♥️💕💚 4mo
Eggs Welcome to Litsy 🌺 4mo
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Lel2403
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I haven‘t read this yet.....but maybe nows the time ......99p for kindle - No more this week I promise 😊

https://amzn.to/2CIpOdl

HOTPock3tt Thanks for posting!!! 😵♥️ I started reading it but haven‘t finished!! It was amazing so far and I love another one of Highsmiths books. Thanks again! 😃 5mo
TrishB Already brought one today.... 5mo
Lel2403 @TrishB lol. Shocking 5mo
Linda_Bloodworth_Author I've only watched the movie, which was awesome. 5mo
LeahBergen It‘s so good! 👍🏻 5mo
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Caroline2
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After our conversation about these books last wk @julesG I had to order the whole set!! 😆 Dying to find out what happens to Mr Ripley next....! 🤔

britt_brooke Ooh, these are pretty! 6mo
LA1 Wow! Never read the series or knew there was a series but I did see “The Talented Mr. Ripley” the movie...I may add those to my read list 😃👍🏽 6mo
julesG @LA1 There are two more films. 6mo
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julesG Agree with @britt_brooke, lovely editions. 6mo
Caroline2 @julesG I‘m reading the next two books then hitting the films!!! 😃 6mo
julesG Let me know what you think of the books and films. 6mo
gradcat I know I read at least two, but cannot remember if I read a third...hope you enjoy them! 6mo
julesG PS: still have to see the Malchovic one 6mo
RealLifeReading Cute covers! 6mo
LeahBergen I‘ve read all five Ripley books. Love them! ❤️ 6mo
Caroline2 @LeahBergen hold the phone...there‘s 5!!!!!! 😱 I thought there was only 3??? 😲 6mo
Caroline2 @julesG will do! 😉 👍🏻 6mo
julesG Oh, didn't know about the last one. Thanks @LeahBergen. 6mo
Caroline2 😱 mind blown!!! 🤯 stacked and stacked!!! Thank you for the heads up!! 👍🏻 @LeahBergen 6mo
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The45Girl
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Caroline2
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I think this book is a classic example of the #snowball effect! 😳 things quickly escalated out of control for Mr Ripley! #winterwonderland

batsy Well played 😉 6mo
julesG You beat me! Recently reread this and saw the film again last night. 6mo
Caroline2 @julesG ohhh I need to rewatch the film! 👍🏻 I still need to read the sequel too, I really enjoyed this book! 😃 6mo
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Cinfhen Clever!!!!! Well done 🙌🏻 6mo
TrishB Smart thinking 👍🏻 6mo
julesG Wonder why they never made a second film. 6mo
Caroline2 @julesG They have!! It‘s called Ripley‘s Game and it‘s on amazon but I haven‘t seen it yet as I want to read the book first! 👍🏻 6mo
Caroline2 @Cinfhen @TrishB why thank you! 😉 6mo
julesG Oh, didn't know that. Thanks. 6mo
Velvetfur I love that cutie little gingerbread man 😊 6mo
Caroline2 @julesG I don‘t know if it‘s any good but it‘s got John Malkovich as Tom Ripley?!!!! 😯 6mo
julesG I just had a look at the trailer. What struck me the most was that Malkovich sounds just like Matt Damon sounded as Ripley. The Malkovich film is supposed to take place 20 years after the Damon film. And it's obviously the film adaptation of the third book about Ripley. The second book being 6mo
Caroline2 @julesG ohhhhhhhh interesting!! I wonder why they skipped a book?! 🤔 6mo
julesG No idea whatsoever. Maybe because Damon was not interested in playing Ripley again. But then again, Damon had a cameo in Deadpool 2 and in the credits it says 'Dickie Greenleaf' (dead giveaway to me, although I had guessed it already from the voice). 6mo
Caroline2 @julesG oh my gosh there is another film!!!! Ripley underground - true talent never dies starring William Defoe?! 😲 6mo
julesG Wait! What? I searched for Ripley films and this did not come up. Argh! 6mo
julesG But Defoe is not playing Ripley. Barry Pepper is playing Ripley. And it seems rather modern and hence does not fit the canon. 6mo
Caroline2 @julesG that‘s disappointing! 🙄 I‘ve just ordered Ripley Underground the book after all our discussions!! 😆 6mo
julesG Just watched Ripley Underground. It was strange to see Ripley in the 21st century, but they made it work and it's reasonably close to the book. 6mo
Caroline2 @julesG good to know! I‘ll give it a go once I‘ve read the book! 👍🏻 6mo
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julesG
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Pickpick

Enjoyed this audiobook reread.

Somehow I like and cheer for Tom Ripley as much as I despise him for his deeds. Does that make sense?

I haven't read any of the other books in the series yet.

Started a Sudoku puzzle instead of folding the laundry. Don't tell my kids. I keep telling them to first do their chores. 😉

mreads Pretty yarn❤ 7mo
julesG @mreads Thank you! 7mo
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julesG
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First hour down.

What awful weather outside?!

Hoping to get some of these books read this weekend.

Maybe I should stop checking Litsy for half a day. 😁

#24B4Monday #readathon @TheReadingMermaid @Andrew65

erinreads Checking Litsy is always my downfall with timed readathons! 😂 7mo
julesG @erinreads I managed not to check for two hours. 😁 7mo
LauraBeth What is that? Snow? It does look terrible! 7mo
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julesG @LauraBeth Fog. Strange, it started floating in after the sun had been up already. At first, I thought there was a fire somewhere. It's gone by now, but it's still overcast and pretty uninviting outside. 7mo
Andrew65 Yey! You‘re on the move! Very foggy here today too. 👍 7mo
Andrew65 @erinreads Mine too! 7mo
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julesG
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I've started the #24B4Monday #readathon about 15 minutes ago. I'm finishing the tagged #audiobook while straightening the kitchen and flat. It looks like Bagend after a hoard of dwarves stayed over night.

I'm planning to stay in this weekend. Read, listen, craft. 😉

@Andrew65 @TheReadingMermaid

sprainedbrain 😂 7mo
Andrew65 Have great fun with your reading and crafting, good luck with the Readathon. 😊👍 (edited) 7mo
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julesG
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The kids have just left for a week at their father's, time to put my feet up.

As you can see, we are blessed with a little sunshine, I have everything I might need at hand.

#teaandbooks #catsoflitsy #audiobook #selfcaresunday #knittersoflitsy #audioknitting

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julesG
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Since I cannot think of a single book that qualifies for #DebbieDowner, you'll have to look at my butter chicken. A bit bland for my taste, but the kiddo was afraid of needing a gallon of milk if I made my regular Indian chicken dish.

#NoFemmeber @Billypar @Cinfhen
#YesFemmeberInNovember

Cinfhen So kiddo is a bit of a #DebbieDowner when it comes to Indian cuisine 😉😁 7mo
julesG @Cinfhen Indeed! 👍👏 7mo
rabbitprincess I'm having butter chicken for dinner right now! 😄😋 7mo
Billypar I love Indian, but I've never attempted to cook it. I'm too worried it would be a huge downer to try the final product 😁 7mo
julesG @Billypar It's not as daunting as I first thought it would be. I have a few recipes from a friend with Indian roots. I was able to watch her cook the dishes - I learn a lot from observation. 7mo
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julesG
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The perfect pen for readers. Three fine tipped pens, in red blue, and black, and a pencil. It was in the Philosofia box that @sisilia sent me.

Some assembly was required, which took less than 2 minutes.

I'm listening to the tagged #audiobook - I noticed that I hadn't read this yet.
#MountTBR

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llwheeler
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Pickpick

Bit of a late review but I did finish this in time for book club last weekend! Enjoyed it; very interesting character study. Lots to think about, not sure if I'd continue with Ripley but I would read more Highsmith.
We also watched the movie--they changed a ton from the book, some parts I get why and some I'm not sure why they felt the need. But the changes give Jack Davenport more than a walk-on role, and he is amazing, so I'll take it!

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Andrea4
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Pickpick

This is for my #bookclub so I'm excited I get to discuss it further but I really enjoyed this one. Is it just me or does it seem Highsmith was a little ahead of her time? I've already got my eye on another Highsmith at the library 😉

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Andrea4
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#dogsoflitsy keeping my place!
#sundaymorning reading with the family 😄
Supremely enjoying this book for #bookclub It's been a long time since I saw the movie but I can remember it well enough to believe they did some excellent casting.

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julesG
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Only partly bookish - bought a bunch of DVDs second hand.

We're working on our Matt Damon collection, and I've wanted to see all those films on the right hand side of the picture and spotted them in a bundle. All in all 12 DVDs for 18 Euros. Not bad.

Non-#bookmail is also nice mail. Especially given the rest of what was in our mailbox today. I don't want to open it these days.

HOTPock3tt BBC pride & prejudice is my fave version of it! 😍❤️ 10mo
Caroline2 Oh I recently watched that adaptation of Tess!! It‘s brilliant but left me a total mess after!!! 😭 10mo
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sprainedbrain
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When I think of books and the #beach, The Talented Mr. Ripley always comes to mind, although I‘m not sure if that‘s because of the actual book or Jude Law‘s little swim shorts in the adaptation. 🤔😅

I never finished the Ripley series, so I‘m thinking a re-read of this one may be in order. I loved it when I read it in my teens.

#AugustIsATrip

Tanisha_A Jude Law! 😍 10mo
bookandcat Love this series but I haven't finished it yet either! 10mo
robinb Jude Law in ANYTHING is worth a thought! 🤣🤣🤣🤤🤤😍😍 10mo
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vkois88 Awwww baby jude law lol 10mo
Mc_cart_ny I've never seen the movie,but now I'm thinking I should! 🤣 10mo
sprainedbrain @Mc_cart_ny Yes, you really should. 😍 10mo
erzascarletbookgasm 😃😁 10mo
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1001BooksPodcast
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Mehso-so

In this episode we got to know one of literature‘s famous sociopaths. Listen on SoundCloud, Apple Podcasts, or GooglePlay. #1001books #bookpodcast

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Caroline2
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Tom Ripley is offered the chance to go to Italy to find an old friend...! I loved the first half of the book; 1950s setting, dark and intriguing, what was going to happen?? But the second half wasn‘t as strong! Great ending tho for a change!! I‘d still highly recommend it for an unusual summer read! A classic thriller!! 👍🏻

eeclayton It's one of my all-time favourites! 11mo
BarbaraBB Such a smart read! 11mo
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N8ure
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It‘s a reading in a hammock kind of day

wanderinglynn That looks like a perfect place to read. 👍🏻 I need to take my hammock out with a stack of books. 11mo
Theshadedbuffalo Oohhhh so relaxing! A little jealous. 😉 11mo
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Wilkie
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Patricia Highsmith is a master of blurring the lines between good and evil. She always manages to get you to root for the bad guy! #blurredlines #heatofjuly

BarbaraBB Yay. Great choice 💕 11mo
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Autumnlong
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My Sunday! Hanging out with these two & a stack of books. I listened to Strangers on a Train last week and couldn‘t believe how much more complex the plot is than in the movie! I‘m on a total Patricia Highsmith kick now.

SledgeReader ❤️your reading buddies!! 12mo
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Well-ReadNeck
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Pickpick

Listened to this on audio and it‘s deliciously fun!! Thinking I may need to grab the movie ... and the next book in the series.

tracyrowanreads I've been eyeing that. I may pick it up on your rec. 12mo
LeahBergen I love this series. 👍🏻 12mo
MicheleinPhilly The movie is great! 12mo
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MelissaSue81 I saw that movie years ago. Super creepy 12mo
jillannjohn I love this movie! I need to get a copy of the book. 12mo
Susannah The movie is really good, and its difference from the book is intriguing. 12mo
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Brie
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The original “charming sociopath,” Tom Ripley leaves a trail of murder in his path after he becomes obsessed with wealthy Dickie Greenleaf and his carefree European lifestyle. He evades police at every turn, but his paranoia threatens him even more than the law in this classic psychological thriller.

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andrew61
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#MayLovesClassics #series
I've read two of the Ripley books and keep meaning to read the third as the Tom Ripley is wonderfully complex and twisted and I really enjoyed his curious morality.

LeahBergen I‘ve read four of them. ❤️❤️ (edited) 13mo
Sarah83 Didn't know that there are so many 13mo
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reneelyons
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Deliciously creepy. Absolutely amazing. Loved it!

Full review: https://reneereadsbooks.wordpress.com/2018/04/30/book-review-the-talented-mr-rip...

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Wilkie
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Apparently one of Tom Ripley many talents was 1970‘s catalogue modeling. #badcovers #riotgrams @bookriot

AshleyHoss820 😂😂 Find everything you need for the sociopath in your life at Sears-Roebuck! 😂😂 1y
Caroline2 😂 1y
Richryan52 @Wilkie Thank you so much 1y
Wilkie @Richryan52 You‘re welcome. Good Luck!! 1y
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readordierachel
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Yesterday's prompt stumped me, but today I'm back in the game. Patricia Highsmith's Ripley is a social cimbing imposter who lets nothing stand in his way.

#iamaposeur #fiercefeb
@batsy @Cinfhen

Cinfhen She‘s back!!!!! 1y
LeahBergen I love the Ripley books! 👏🏻👏🏻 1y
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batsy Yes @Cinfhen and what a triumphant return 🙌🏽😀 Excellent choice! 1y
readordierachel @LeahBergen Patricia Highsmith is amazing 😍 1y
readordierachel @batsy Thanks! 😃 1y
vivastory I need to read Highsmith! I just finished & loved the following which is considered as the prototype for Ripley & Bateman 1y
readordierachel @vivastory That sounds excellent. Adding to my list! I like that the description calls the MC the "suggestively named" Dix Steele, lol. 1y
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I.readalot
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Pickpick

Re-reading this classic. Tom Ripley is such a likeable killer! #sociopath #serialkiller #classic #thriller #mustread #series

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Naomis-shelf
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I finally finished! I am glad to have 12 hours for #24in48. I read a total of 4 and a half books, most by audio and rated everything a 4 or 5 star. Ripley was good although slow in pace. I was expecting a different ending so it was a nice surprise. Definitely encourage others to read. It just needs a little push sometimes.

DebinHawaii Awesome job!! 🎉📚🎉Congrats! 1y
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Naomis-shelf
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One book and 3 hours down. I have to read Ripley in many sittings but I will finish it today. #24in48

thereadingunicorn When do you know to hit the lap button? After you finish amount of pages ? 1y
Naomis-shelf I have just been letting it run. I think I will hit it after 4 hours. 1y
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Tamarity
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Soooo glad there are 4 more in this series. She‘s ...the ....master .....of ......(wait for it.....).....tension...

[DELETED] 3803335244 I loved this book, just bought book 2. Definitely looking forward to reading it. If your a Highsmith fan I recommend 1y
Tamarity @ForeverNerdy I just started it a few days ago! Loving it so far. Have you read Strangers on a Train (one of my favourite movies) or The Blunderer? (edited) 1y
[DELETED] 3803335244 I have read it & enjoyed it. I haven‘t seen the movie yet. I haven‘t read The Blunderer, haven‘t heard of that one must go check it out. I believe she wrote one called Edith‘s Diary that‘s another one I can‘t wait to read. 1y
Shortstack I'm reading Strangers on a Train right now and it's so unsettling! Great build of tension there as well! She's one of my new favorite writers. I've only read the first Ripley. 1y
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AtomCornett
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Pickpick

The "homoerotic murder mystery" genre needs more love.

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GidgetsTreasures75
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10-23-17: Day 23-Chills and Thrills #bookriot #riotgram #chills&thrills #patriciahighsmith #theralentedmrripley

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Susanita
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I love #candy corn, so my sister made me this adorable wall hanging. Here it is with the other #book I bought yesterday. #riotgrams

youngreadrshelf I love that cover! 2y
Andrea4 Omg someone who likes candy corn!!!!😀 2y
SilversReviews Very cute. 2y
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MrBook
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#TBRtemptation post 10! This is a detailed re-working of Henry James's "The Ambassadors". We're introduced to a young, suave Tom Ripley newly arrived in 1950s Manhattan. A product of a broken home and dismissive aunt, he gets involved in the moneyed world of his friend Dickie. Sent to Italy to bring Dickie home, he becomes obsessive with his friend, who has ambivalent feelings for Marge, an American dilettante. #blameLitsy #blameMrBook ?

Leftcoastzen Such a great read! 2y
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Bookalong
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CorneliusSuttree Such a fun read! 2y
Bookalong @CorneliusSuttree I can't wait to read it! Glad you enjoyed it. 2y
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batsy
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When you get the best bookmail from Book Depository and it's a gift from someone thoughtful, clever, kind and so very generous. I'm still overwhelmed, it made me so happy. Thank you @saresmoore, you are wonderful and one of the loveliest people I've gotten to know 💜

MayJasper Fabulous covers 😊 2y
erzascarletbookgasm These are gorgeous! And that's so generous. 💞 2y
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KarenUK Sooo pretty! 😍💕 2y
batsy @KarenUK Lovely editions 💙 2y
BarbaraBB Wow, how pretty. And such good books! 2y
saresmoore Is it just me, or does that edition of The Tenant of Wildfell Hall look particularly intimidating? 😯 2y
saresmoore P.S. You are deserving of all the lovely books! 2y
monkeygirlsmama Beautiful covers. Thoughtful friend. 💚 2y
ReadingEnvy Those are stunning!! 2y
Kalalalatja Gorgeous covers! 😍😍 2y
Notafraidofwords @saresmoore is awesome. Beautiful editions!! 2y
Jas16 Lovely! 2y
Nute Friendship from the love of literature...what could be better? Lovely friend. Beautiful books. 2y
EvieBee What a gorgeous haul!! 2y
batsy @saresmoore 😘 Love the vibes of the Wildfell Hall cover, very floral gothic, if that's a thing 😀 2y
REPollock Wow! Great editions. I'm out of the loop--in this context, what is the Book Depository? 2y
batsy @Nute Isn't it? 💜 2y
batsy @REPollock bookdepository.com is an online store. I use it quite a bit because it has free shipping! 2y
Suet624 Oh, @saresmoore is just the absolute best. These are beautiful. 2y
batsy @Suet624 That she is 💜 2y
rohit-sawant Everything about this post is wonderful!! 2y
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MicheleinPhilly
The Talented Mr. Ripley | Patricia Highsmith
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Eyelit Yes!! 2y
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DebinHawaii
The Talented Mr. Ripley | Patricia Highsmith
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#Characters2017 #WannaBe I couldn't help but think of one of the ultimate 'WannaBes'--Tom Ripley. As the movie tag line says, "How far would you go to become someone else?" Pretty far in this case. ? This is also one of those somewhat rare times when I much preferred the movie to the book. (Matt Damon ?)

TheBookStacker Oooh I love this movie. Never read the book. 2y
rabbitprincess Matt Damon 😍😍 2y
LibrarianRyan 👍🏻🤓 I agree about the movie being better than the book. 2y
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ErickaS_Flyleafunfurled Im glad I saw the movie before reading the book. The book was good, but I think I would've missed things if I hadn't seen the movie. 2y
bookandcat I ADORE THIS BOOK. I love it way more than the movie. Highsmith is the best. 2y
MaleficentBookDragon Is that Jude Law? I might have to see this now. 2y
DebinHawaii @MaleficentBookDragon Yes--it's Jude Law. 😍 You should see it! 👍 2y
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Literaryunicorn
The Talented Mr. Ripley | Patricia Highsmith
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Mehso-so

Just finished this one. I always thought the movie was so intriguing. The book was meh - wondering if I should try any of the sequels? Maybe would have been better if I didn't know what was going to happen?

JazzFeathers Such a pity. The cover is so intriguing 2y
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Sunflowery
The Talented Mr. Ripley | Patricia Highsmith
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Mehso-so

An interesting and well-written look at a criminal from inside his head, this book is still not my personal preference. #classiccrimenovel