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THE TALENTED MR. RIPLEY. by  PATRICIA HIGHSMITH - First edition - 1955 - from BUCKINGHAM BOOKS (SKU: 28615)

THE TALENTED MR. RIPLEY.

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THE TALENTED MR. RIPLEY.

by HIGHSMITH, PATRICIA

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New York: Coward-McCann, Inc., [1955]., 1955. First edition. First edition. Author's third book. Some light offsetting to front and rear endpapers, else near fine, tight copy in dust jacket, lightly sunned on the spine and with light professional restoration to the spine ends and corners. Introduces Tom Ripley, an American ne'er-do-well who travels to Italy on an unusual assignment of larceny and murder. Filmed as PURPLE NOON with Alain Delon as Tom Ripley.

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The Talented Mr. Ripley is a psychological thriller novel by Patricia Highsmith. This novel first introduced the character of Tom Ripley, who would return in the novels Ripley Under Ground, Ripley's Game, The Boy Who Followed Ripley and Ripley Under Water, known collectively as the Ripliad.

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Bookseller
BUCKINGHAM BOOKS US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
28615
Title
THE TALENTED MR. RIPLEY.
Author
HIGHSMITH, PATRICIA
Book condition
Used
Quantity available
1
Edition
First edition
Publisher
Coward-McCann, Inc., [1955].
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1955

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Buckingham Books specializes in new, used and rare books dealing with Mystery and Western Americana. Books in the mystery field include not only Mystery, but also Detective, Espionage, and Adventure Fiction. Our Western Americana Section offers books about the development of the American West. All books in our inventory are First Editions unless clearly stated otherwise.

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