This Sweet Sickness by Patricia Highsmith

Patricia Highsmith is best known as the author of the bestselling Tom Ripley series, which has inspired several movies.

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This Sweet Sickness by Patricia Highsmith


Features

  • Paperback: 288 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 0.77 x 8.36 x 5.48
  • Publisher: W.W. Norton & Company; Reissue edition (October 2002)
  • ISBN: 0393323676

    About the Author
    Patricia Highsmith is the author of Strangers on a Train and The Talented Mr. Ripley. She died in 1995 in Locarno, Switzerland.


    Book Description
    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 life he has imagined for them, David prepares to win her over, whatever it takes.

    Reader Reviews
    8 of 10 people found the following review helpful: Worth reading, June 19, 2001 Reviewer: A reader from Aarau, AG Switzerland This is an quite interesting story about a man's desperate love for a girl that is out of his reach. It also contains some psychological aspects which give an even more thrilling touch to the novel. Patricia Highsmith perfects the art of transporting the reader into a dangerous, double-edged world of crime and lies. It's absolutely worth reading. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title

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