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The Price of Salt
by Patricia Highsmith
*** THIS IS THE RARE & ORIGINAL PULP EDITION *** *** Includes FREE BONUS Lesbian Pulp eBook *** In Patricia Highsmith's The Price of Salt, Therese is working in a department store during the Christmas shopping season. One day, a beautiful older woman comes over to her counter and buys a doll. As the purchase is a C.O.D. order, Therese...
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The Price of Salt: OR Carol
by Patricia Highsmith
A chance encounter between two lonely women leads to a passionate romance in this lesbian cult classic. Therese, a struggling young sales clerk, and Carol, a homemaker in the midst of a bitter divorce, abandon their oppressive daily routines for the freedom of the open road, where their love can blossom. But their newly discovered bliss...
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Categories: All Romance; All Sex & Erotica; All Women's Fiction; Classic Fiction; Contemporary Fiction; LGBT Fiction
Carol (Movie Tie-In) (Movie Tie-in Editions)
by Patricia Highsmith
"A great American writer…Highsmith's writing is wicked…it puts a spell on you." — Entertainment Weekly Now a major motion picture. Patricia Highsmith's story of romantic obsession may be one of the most important, but still largely unrecognized, novels of the twentieth century. First published in 1952 and touted as "the...
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The Talented Mr. Ripley
by Patricia Highsmith
"Tom Ripley is one of the most interesting characters in world literature." —Anthony Minghella, director of the 1999 film 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...
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The Price of Salt, or Carol
by Patricia Highsmith
A great American writer…Highsmith's writing is wicked…it puts a spell on you." — Entertainment Weekly Patricia Highsmith's story of romantic obsession may be one of the most important, but still largely unrecognized, novels of the twentieth century. First published in 1952 and touted as "the novel of a love that society...
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Ripley Under Water
by Patricia Highsmith
"Ripley is an unmistakable descendant of Gatsby, that 'penniless young man without a past' who will stop at nothing."—Frank Rich Now part of American film and literary lore, Tom Ripley, "a bisexual psychopath and art forger who murders without remorse when his comforts are threatened" ( New York Times Book Review ), was Patricia...
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The Price of Salt: Illustrated Edition
by Patricia Highsmith
"Their eyes met at the same instant, Therese glancing up from a box she was opening, and the woman just turning her head so she looked directly at Therese. She was tall and fair, her long figure graceful in the loose fur coat that she held open with a hand on her waist. Her eyes were gray, colorless, yet dominant as light or fire, and...
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Categories: LGBT Fiction
The Two Faces of January
by Patricia Highsmith
“[A] classic psychological thriller.”— USA Today Originally published in 1964, and the winner of the CWA Best Foreign Novel Award, Patricia Highsmith’s The Two Faces of January is a chilling tale of suspense, suffused with her trademark slow, creeping unease. In a grubby Athens hotel, Rydal Keener is bored and killing time...
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Ripley Under Ground
by Patricia Highsmith
"Ripley is an unmistakable descendant of Gatsby, that 'penniless young man without a past' who will stop at nothing."—Frank Rich Now part of American film and literary lore, Tom Ripley, "a bisexual psychopath and art forger who murders without remorse when his comforts are threatened" ( New York Times Book Review ), was Patricia...
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Little Tales of Misogyny
by Patricia Highsmith
Long out of print, this Highsmith classic resurfaces with a vengeance. The great revival of interest in Patricia Highsmith continues with the publication of this legendary, cultish short story collection. With an eerie simplicity of style, Highsmith turns our next-door neighbors into sadistic psychopaths, lying in wait among white...
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Categories: Contemporary Fiction
The Boy Who Followed Ripley
by Patricia Highsmith
"Ripley is an unmistakable descendant of Gatsby, that 'penniless young man without a past' who will stop at nothing."—Frank Rich Now part of American film and literary lore, Tom Ripley, "a bisexual psychopath and art forger who murders without remorse when his comforts are threatened" ( New York Times Book Review ), was Patricia...
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The Animal-Lover's Book of Beastly Murder
by Patricia Highsmith
"Grisly and atmospheric…[these] stories feature small worlds of animal amorality in which the sweet taste of revenge leaves no aftertaste of guilt." — Publishers Weekly Nowhere is Patricia Highsmith's affinity for animals more apparent than in The Animal-Lover's Book of Beastly Murder , for here she transfers the murderous...
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The Cry of the Owl
by Patricia Highsmith
In a small Pennsylvania town, Robert Forrester is recuperating from a nasty divorce and a bout of psychological trouble. One evening, while driving home, he sees a pretty young woman framed by her bright kitchen window. Soon, he can’t keep himself away. But when Robert is inevitably discovered, obsession is turned on its head, and he...
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The Blunderer
by Patricia Highsmith
"Highsmith's novels are peerlessly disturbing...bad dreams that keep us thrashing for the rest of the night."— The New Yorker For two years, Walter Stackhouse has been a faithful and supportive husband to his wife, Clara. She is distant and neurotic, and Walter finds himself harboring gruesome fantasies about her demise. When...
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Categories: Contemporary Fiction
A Suspension of Mercy
by Patricia Highsmith
A major new reissue of the work of a classic noir novelist. With the acclaim for The Talented Mr. Ripley , more film projects in production, and two biographies forthcoming, expatriate legend Patricia Highsmith would be shocked to see that she has finally arrived in her homeland. Throughout her career, Highsmith brought a keen...
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Deep Water
by Patricia Highsmith
In Deep Water , set in the quiet, small town of Little Wesley, Patricia Highsmith has created a vicious and suspenseful tale of love gone sour. Vic and Melinda Van Allen's loveless marriage is held together only by a precarious arrangement whereby, in order to avoid the messiness of divorce, Melinda is allowed to take any number of...
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The Tremor of Forgery
by Patricia Highsmith
The Tremor of Forgery is considered by many to be Patricia Highsmith's finest novel. Set in Tunisia in the mid-1960s, it is the story of Howard Ingham, an American writer who has gone abroad to gather material for a movie too sordid to be set in America. Ingham is cool towards Ina, the girlfriend he left behind in New York, but his...
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The Talented Mr Ripley: Play (Screen and Cinema)
by Patricia Highsmith
The first stage adaptation of Patricia Highsmith's famous crime novel Tom Ripley is a criminal with an ambiguous past. He is sent to Italy by a wealthy financier to try and coax home the rich man's son. In the process Ripley becomes both attracted and seduced, finding the murder the only way to deal with the situation. From that point...
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Ripley's Game
by Patricia Highsmith
With its sinister humor and genius plotting, Ripley's Game is an enduring portrait of a compulsive, sociopathic American antihero. Living on his posh French estate with his elegant heiress wife, Tom Ripley, on the cusp of middle age, is no longer the striving comer of The Talented Mr. Ripley . Having accrued considerable wealth...
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Eleven
by Patricia Highsmith
The legendary writer Patricia Highsmith is best remembered today for her chilling psychological thrillers The Talented Mr. Ripley and Strangers on a Train . A critically acclaimed best seller in Europe, Highsmith has for too long been underappreciated in the United States. Starting in 2011, Grove Press will begin to reissue nine of...
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Mermaids on the Golf Course: Stories
by Patricia Highsmith
The great revival of interest in Patricia Highsmith continues with this work that reveals the chilling reality behind the idyllic facade of American suburban life. The stories collected in Mermaids on the Golf Course are among Highsmith's most mature, psychologically penetrating works. As in the title story, in which a man's brush...
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A Dog's Ransom
by Patricia Highsmith
Long out of print, this Highsmith classic resurfaces with a vengeance. The great revival of interest in Patricia Highsmith continues with the publication of this novel that will give dog owners nightmares for years to come. With an eerie simplicity of style, Highsmith turns our next-door neighbors into sadistic psychopaths, lying in...
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Small g: A Summer Idyll
by Patricia Highsmith
"Like Ripley, [Highsmith's characters] burn in a reader's memory."—Susan Salters Reynolds, Los Angeles Times Book Review In unmistakable Highsmithian fashion, Small g , Patricia Highsmith's final novel, opens near a seedy Zurich bar with the brutal murder of Petey Ritter. Unraveling the vagaries of love, sexuality, jealousy, and...
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The Glass Cell
by Patricia Highsmith
At last back in print, one of Patricia Highsmith's most disturbing works. Rife with overtones of Dostoyevsky, The Glass Cell , first published forty years ago, combines a quintessential Highsmith mystery with a penetrating critique of the psychological devastation wrought by the prison system. Falsely convicted of fraud, the easygoing...
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People Who Knock on the Door
by Patricia Highsmith
"Highsmith's novels are peerlessly disturbing...bad dreams that keep us thrashing for the rest of the night."— The New Yorker With the savage humor of Evelyn Waugh and the macabre sensibility of Edgar Allan Poe, Patricia Highsmith brought a distinct twentieth-century acuteness to her prolific body of fiction. In her more than twenty...
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Categories: Contemporary Fiction
Slowly, Slowly in the Wind
by Patricia Highsmith
"Highsmith's writing is wicked . . . it puts a spell on you, after which you feel altered, even tainted."— Entertainment Weekly With Norton's publication of Slowly, Slowly in the Wind , Patricia Highsmith's entire body of work is now back in print. First published in 1979, this volume is one of Highsmith's most nuanced and...
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Tales of Natural and Unnatural Catastrophes
by Patricia Highsmith
The legendary writer Patricia Highsmith is best remembered today for her chilling psychological thrillers The Talented Mr. Ripley and Strangers on a Train , which was made into the classic film by Alfred Hitchcock and Raymond Chandler. A critically-acclaimed best seller in Europe, Highsmith struggled during her life for recognition...
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Nothing That Meets the Eye: The Uncollected Stories of Patricia Highsmith
by Patricia Highsmith
"Highsmith is no more a practitioner of the murder mystery genre...than are Doestoevsky, Faulkner and Camus."—Joan Smith, Los Angeles Times The Patricia Highsmith renaissance continues with Nothing That Meets the Eye , a brilliant collection of twenty-eight psychologically penetrating stories, a great majority of which are...
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The Black House
by Patricia Highsmith
"Highsmith's writing is wicked . . . it puts a spell on you, after which you feel altered, even tainted." — Entertainment Weekly With Norton's publication of The Black House , Patricia Highsmith's entire body of work is now back in print. First published in 1981, this volume is one of Highsmith's most nuanced and psychologically...
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This Sweet Sickness
by Patricia Highsmith
Following the national bestseller Selected Stories , this fall brings the republication of a gripping Highsmith classic. In This Sweet Sickness , David Kelsey has an unyielding conviction that life will turn out all right for him; he just has to fix The Situation: he is in love with a married woman. Obsessed with Annabelle and the...
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Carol (Panorama de narrativas) (Spanish Edition)
by Patricia Highsmith
Claire Morgan, una autora desconocida y que eligió permanecer en el más absoluto anonimato, publicó en 1952 una novela, El precio de la sal, notablemente audaz para la época. Los críticos trataron el libro con una mezcla de desconcierto y respeto, pero el éxito de público fue inmediato, y se vendieron más de un millón de...
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The Price of Salt
by Patricia Highsmith
THE PRICE OF SALT also published as CAROL. THE PRICE OF SALT (1952) is a romance novel by Patricia Highsmith, written under the pseudonym Claire Morgan. The author – known as a suspense writer following the publication of her previous book, STRANGERS ON A TRAIN – became notorious due to the story's latent lesbian content and happy...
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Categories: All Romance; Classic Fiction
Strangers on a Train
by Patricia Highsmith
"For eliciting the menace that lurks in familiar surroundings, there's no one like Patricia Highsmith." — Time The world of Patricia Highsmith has always been filled with ordinary people, all of whom are capable of very ordinary crimes. This theme was present from the beginning, when her debut, Strangers on a Train , galvanized...
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Found in the Street
by Patricia Highsmith
“Fabulous, in all senses of that word . . . combining the best features of the suspense genre with the best of existential fiction—a thrilled reflection.”—Paul Theroux Elsie Tyler turns heads wherever she goes. After leaving her hometown upstate for Greenwich Village, the charming young waitress soon finds herself surrounded by...
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Categories: All Mystery, Crime & Thrillers
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