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Sara Habein’s #CBR4 Review #49: The Talented Mr. Ripley by Patricia Highsmith

The Talented Mr. Ripley (cover)If it’s odd that one of my favorite books centers around a sociopathic murderer, I don’t care.

My review of this excellent book is now up on Persephone Magazine.

Katie’s #26 #CBR4 Review: The Talented Mr. Ripley by Patricia Highsmith

The Talented Mr. Ripley is not a book I would have picked up on my own for fear it would be too dark.  However, I’ve been enjoying doing group reads a lot and this was the next book for the Constant Reader Group on Goodreads.  The book tells the story of Ripley, a man sent to Europe to talk an acquaintance into returning to the United States.  Instead, he begins desperately wishing he has his acquaintance’s life and even murder won’t prevent our amoral protagonist from achieving his goals.  I’m sure you can see why I was worried about it being too dark!

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