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From the I can't believe this is out of print department comes Highsmith's white-knuckler and the basis of the Hitchcock film of the same name. With this, her first novel, Highsmith set the pattern she would follow in later books, introducing sociopaths who are so subtle they can pass unnoticed in the world around them.
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“An incredible study of psychological torture and how fine the membrane is between normality and the underlying darkness.” (Tana French)
“Strangers on a Train is a moral-vertigo thriller: Crime and Punishment for a post-atomic age.” (Tom Nolan - The Los Angeles Times)
I'm so disappointed by current books. I ended up buying this because of a review of another "train" novel. The review basically steered me to this fabulous book. BRUNO!Published 19 days ago by Deb
Strangers On A Train, is, as is usual with a Highsmith novel, intriguing.
Two men meet by chance on a long, overnight, train journey. Read more
If you've seen the Hitchcock film based on this book, don't expect to find much similarity here, The novel drags on and on and it becomes a story of guilt and conscience. Read morePublished 29 days ago by new york john
The author was touted as being a master of mystery. I found the book to be a great disappointment. It was a story that could have been told in a short story but was dragged out... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Nana
A simple ride on a train and meeting with two strangers begins this tale. The scenario: a perfect murder. Read morePublished 1 month ago by fra7299
The movie was amazing so I decided to read the book. Highsmith is an eloquent and wonderful writer.Published 2 months ago by Theresa