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Patricia Highsmith, Claire Messud - Author

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Strangers on a Train

Strangers on a Train

Author: Patricia Highsmith, Claire Messud Format: Hardback Release Date: 08/09/2016

The classic thriller behind the Hitchcock film, and Highsmith's first novel - soon to be remade by David Fincher, director of Gone Girl, with a screenplay by Gillian Flynn. The psychologists would call it folie a deux . . . 'Bruno slammed his palms together. Hey! Cheeses, what an idea! I kill your wife and you kill my father! We meet on a train, see, and nobody knows we know each other! Perfect alibis! Catch?''' From this moment, almost against his conscious will, Guy Haines is trapped in a nightmare of shared guilt and an insidious merging of personalities. 'The No.1 Greatest Crime Writer' The Times