Book by Highsmith Patricia
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The honeymoon is over, and the bride is dead. The grieving husband convinces the police in Rome of his innocence, but has no such luck with his father-in-law, who shoots him at point-blank range and leaves him for dead.Críticas:
Praise for Those Who Walk Away -For me, the name 'Patricia Highsmith' designates a sacred territory: she is the One whose place among writers is that which Spinoza held for Gilles Deleuze (a 'Christ among philosophers') . . . [A] masterpiece.---Slavoj Zizek, London Review of Books -Absorbing . . . illuminating--and always compelling.---Anthony Boucher, New York Times Book Review -[Ray and Coleman] are among the most memorable products of Highsmith's powerful imagination . . . The deadly games of pursuit . . . are as subtle and interesting as anything being done in the novel today.---Julian Symons, Times Literary Supplement -The novel has many virtues, including a stunning sense of place and a fascinating cast of characters.---Pauline Mayer, Cleveland Plain Dealer Praise for Patricia Highsmith: -One of the 20th-century's most powerful writers . . . [Highsmith] transcended the workaday limitations of the crime genre with an array of erotic predators and stylish plot-reversals. She wrote unpretentiously . . . and with profound psychological insight.---Alexander Theroux, Wall Street Journal -[Highsmith's] characters are irrational, and they leap to life in their very lack of reason . . . Highsmith is the poet of apprehension rather than fear.---Graham Greene -For some obscure reason, one of our greatest modernist writers, Patricia Highsmith, has been thought of in her own land as a writer of thrillers. She is both. She is certainly one of the most interesting writers of this dismal century.---Gore Vidal -Miss Highsmith's genius is in presenting fantasy's paradox: successes are not what they seem . . . Where in the traditional fairy tale the heroine turns the toad into a prince, in Miss Highsmith's fables the prince becomes a toad--success is nearly always fatal . . . Combining the best features of the suspense genre with the best of existential fiction--a reflection--the stories are fabulous, in all the senses of that word.---Paul Theroux -She writes so fearlessly . . . about human relationships and the human heart. I always have this terrible sense of foreboding . . . you never feel safe.---Cate Blanchett -Patricia Highsmith's novels are peerlessly disturbing--bad dreams that keep us restless and thrashing for the rest of the night.---Terrence Rafferty, New Yorker -These days, just about all the exciting work in the murder-for-entertainment business descends not from Arthur Conan Doyle or Hammett but from Highsmith.---Atlantic
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