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The Talented Mr. Ripley Since His Debut In 1955, Tom Ripley Has Evolved Into The Ultimate Bad Boy Sociopath, Influencing Countless Novelists And Filmmakers 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 Enad Of The Moneyed World Of His New Friend, Dickie Greenleaf This Fondness Turns Obsessive When Ripley Is Sent To Italy To Bring Back His Libertine Pal But Grows Enraged By Dickie S Ambivalent Feelings For Marge, A Charming American Dilettante A Dark Reworking Of Henry James S The Ambassadors, The Talented Mr Ripley Is Up To His Tricks In A 90s Film And Also Rene Clement S 60s Film, Purple Noon. Honestly, I m of two minds on this one The first is just how much fun I had running around with a trust fund buddy and the scam, enjoying 50 s Italy, and especially the really delicious riffs from so many of the great authors doing their thing in the day, the subversion and the dark twist I mean, we re all super familiar with the heroic anti heroic murderer protagonist, and some of us might be extremely familiar with it if they ve read practically any mystery novels or watched ANY tv at all but here it is, one of the first to really start the very popular modern mystery trend from the PoV of the sympathetic murderers We ll ignore how much we love Richard the Third or the long line of True Crime novels or the Penny Dreadfuls, for now This is the world of anti hero worship, after all, thank you Dexter and Darth Vader So yeah, I had a really good time with this I remember watching the movie and have a great time with it, too, in the theater Little did I know that I was missing out on great books, too I m making up for lost time Mistaken identities, con games, great play acting, opportunity, and, of course, seeing the bad guys win What s not to love And so I go to my second mind.Closet homosexuality Th Two reviews in one First, the supercilious parody Tom Oh Dickie, that shirt is so gorgeous It s so you Where did you get it Dick You re not a fairy are you Tom No The very idea Dick Well then, I got it from a divine little boutique near La Fontana della Barcaccia in Piazza di Spagna We should go there tomorrow.Tom Oh Dickie, let s Marge soliloquy Dick is just the handsomest American 25 year old trust fund baby in all of Italy Or this part of it, anyway Sigh I love him so much it makes my eyes slightly bulge But however much I press my cleavage upon his upper parts, and hang my dripping undergarments within his vicinity, I just can t seem to get anywhere Tom soliloquy Dick is just the handsomest American 25 year old trust fund baby ever Sigh Why he wants to hang around with this gourd shaped bitch I can t say I really would like to wear all his clothes and pretend to be him for a day No, make that my entire life.Dick Tom, for a creepy sociopath, you re quite good company Let s go boating.Tom I don t know anything about small dangerously unstable motorboats in stretches of water with no other boat in sight, perfectly situated for a murder Ho UN FALSO QUALCUNO PIUTTOSTO CHE UN AUTENTICO NESSUNO New York anni Cinquanta Tom Ripley sbarca il lunario tra furtarelli e truffe Un giorno conosce un ricco industriale che gli propone di pagarlo per andare a recuperare il figlio in Italia, Dickie Greenleaf.Dickie si insediato sulla costiera amalfitana, a Mongibello, paesello d invenzione Tra spiagge, barche, Venezia, Roma, la Liguria, la Grecia, si dipana un intricata avventura, che diventato un classico dei classici, almeno per me Un sogno, una proiezione, un miraggio, una favola suadente Plein soleil Delitto in pieno sole di Ren Cl ment, 1960 Ripley Alain Delon, l amico Greenleaf Maurice Ronet, la sua ragazza Marie Lafor t.Ripley un truffatore, ma anche assassino con pochi scrupoli, uno psicopatico che Highsmith trasforma nell eroe di una saga in cinque romanzi, che ha ispirato pi volte il cinema, e ha ispirato una quarantina d anni della mia vita Questo primo, e poi a seguire Il sepolto vivo, L amico americano, Il ragazzo di Tom Ripley per finire con Ripley sott acqua, usciti tra il 1955 e il 1991.Tom appartiene alla schiera esigua degli eroi negativi ben pi numerosa quella di poliziotti e investigatori, di coloro che cercano e combattono il Male Tom il Male Ma il Male necessario, quello indispensabile, giustificato, sempre raffinato ed elegante L amico americano di Wim W Anticipation It occurred to him that his anticipation was pleasant to him than the experiencingPatricia Highsmith, The Talented Mr RipleyHighsmith is amazing She alludes to Henry James, plays with Nabokovian style, James Cain s dialogue, and blends it all with a Camus like modern existentialism Plus, the goddess walked around with snails in her purse Face it, pretenders, The Talented Mr Ripley is an amazing psychological crime novel This is one of those books which should be used as evidence to highlight the case that some of the best literature of the 20th Century came out of genre fiction The novel is high wire, high risk, high reward masterpiece It leaves me

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