The Talented Mr. RipleyPaperback - 2008
From Library Staff
BostonPL_AnnaD Mar 06, 2017
Published in 1955. It is book one of five. Tom Ripley grew up in a broken home, was branded a "sissy" by his aunt, and becomes enamored of rich folks and his new friend, Dickie, who angers him by having a crush on a woman.
In this first novel, we are introduced to suave, handsome Tom Ripley: a young striver, newly arrived in the heady world of Manhattan in the 1950s. A product of a broken home, branded a "sissy" by his dismissive Aunt Dottie, Ripley becomes enamored of the moneyed world of his new friend,... Read More »