The Talented Mr. Ripley - Patricia Highsmith - A Short Summary and Review

A short summary of the book The Talented Mr. Ripley:

The talent of misappropriation and murder.

My favorite Patricia Highsmith quote from the book:

"If you wanted to be cheerful, or melancholic, or wistful, or thoughtful, or courteous, you simply had to act those things with every gesture."

Questions to ponder while reading The Talented Mr. Ripley:

What is wrong with Tom?

Wouldn't you have been suspicious?

My thoughts about The Talented Mr. Ripley:

Some people are too trusting.

Some people are too odd.

Some people are too lucky.


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