The Talented Mr Ripley

The Talented Mr Ripley

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction, Crime, Thrillers & True Crime, Crime & Thrillers
Paperback Published on: 05/08/1999
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The Talented Mr Ripley
The Talented Mr.Ripley
A dark, crime thriller set in 1950s Europe. Tom Ripley is given the task to try and bring charismatic Dickie Greenleaf back to the US but he soon falls und... READ MORE
Lucy OConnor Walton on Thames
The Talented Mr Ripley
Unexpected and clever
This book was absolutely brilliant - I could not put it down. I am glad two of my colleagues recommended this book. I didn’t expect the turn of events that... READ MORE
Sophie

Synopsis

Tom Ripley is struggling to stay one step ahead of his creditors and the law, when an unexpected acquaintance offers him a free trip to Europe and a chance to start over.

Ripley wants money, success and the good life and he's willing to kill for it. When his new-found happiness is threatened, his response is as swift as it is shocking.

  • Publisher: Vintage Publishing
  • ISBN: 9780099282877
  • Number of pages: 272
  • Weight: 192g
  • Dimensions: 198 x 130 x 17 mm

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The Talented Mr Ripley
Genius!
What a book! Get in the mind of a killer with this astounding story!
Ben Richardson
The Talented Mr Ripley
Okay
I read this years ago and it was the only Ripley book I read. I can't say I enjoyed it much. The story is good but the writing didn't really hold my atten... READ MORE
Book collector
The Talented Mr Ripley
The most boring book I've ever read
If I can honestly save anyone from reading this I would. The reviews for this book made me buy it and now I've read it I can't fathom how anyone enjoyed it... READ MORE
Daniel Morris
The Talented Mr Ripley
Disappointing
I was expecting this to be a very tense and captivating story but found that the writing style did not match up. The book had character and the actions in ... READ MORE
Ella Holt