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Ripley Under Ground By Patricia Highsmith

Ripley Under Ground
by Patricia Highsmith

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The Buckmaster Gallery is staging another Derwatt exhibition, but now an American collector claims that the expensive masterpiece he bought three years ago is a fake. It is, of course, and he wants to talk to Derwatt, but Derwatt, inconveniently, is dead.
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Ripley Under Ground by Patricia Highsmith

The Buckmaster Gallery is staging another Derwatt exhibition, but now an American collector claims that the expensive masterpiece he bought three years ago is a fake. It is, of course, and he wants to talk to Derwatt, but Derwatt, inconveniently, is dead. Ripley needs the perfect solution to keep his role in the fraud a secret and his reputation clean but not everyone's nerves are as steady as his. Especially when it comes to murder...

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Ripley Under Ground Reviews


"In Ripley Under Ground Patricia Highsmith is in her most brilliant form" * Daily Telegraph *
"The No.1 Greatest Crime Writer" * The Times *
"Ripley Under Ground is Highsmith back on top of her most enjoyable humour-and-horrors form" * Sunday Telegraph *
"By her hypnotic art Highsmith puts the suspense story into a toweringly high place in the hierachy of fiction" * The Times *
"The Ripley books are marvellously, insanely readable" * The Times *

About Patricia Highsmith


Patricia Highsmith was born in Fort Worth, Texas in 1921 but moved to New York when she was six. In her senior year she edited the college magazine, having decided to become a writer at the age of sixteen. Her first novel Strangers on a Train was made into a famous film by Alfred Hitchcock in 1951. Patricia Highsmith died in Locarno, Switzerland in 1995. Her last novel Small g: A Summer Idyll was published posthumously just over a month later.

Additional information

GOR001092896
Ripley Under Ground by Patricia Highsmith
Patricia Highsmith
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Vintage Publishing
1999-08-05
288
0099283581
9780099283584
N/A
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