Patricia Highsmith (1921-1995) was the author of more than twenty novels, including Strangers on a Train, The Price of Salt, The Blunderer and The Talented Mr. Ripley, as well as numerous short stories.
"A document of persecuted love-perfect." -- The Independent
"About the pursuit of love, and true happiness...It has characters who laugh, and who laugh without scorn or illusion...very recognizably Highsmith, full of tremor and of threat and of her peculiar genius for anxiety." -- The Sunday Times