Ripley

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The Talented Mr. Ripley Description

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 enamored 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 he 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—immortalized in the 1998 film starring Matt Damon, Jude Law, and Gywneth Paltrow—is an unforgettable introduction to this debonair confidence man, whose talent for self-invention and calculated murder is chronicled in four subsequent novels.

©1955 Patricia Highsmith. Copyright renewed 1983 by Patricia Highsmith. (P)2012 Audible, Inc.
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  • Volume 1 de la série

    • The Talented Mr. Ripley

    • De : Patricia Highsmith
    • Lu par : Kevin Kenerly
    • Durée : 9 h et 35 min
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    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 enamored 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 he grows enraged by Dickie's ambivalent feelings for Marge, a charming American dilettante.

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    • The Talented Mr Ripley

    • De : Patricia Highsmith
    • Lu par : David Menkin
    • Durée : 9 h
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    Tom Ripley is struggling to stay one step ahead of his creditors and the law when an unexpected acquaintance offers him the chance to start over. Ripley wants money, success, and the good life and he's willing to kill for it. When his newfound happiness is threatened, his response is as swift as it is shocking.

    Prix : 17,37 €

  • Volume 2 de la série

    • Ripley Underground

    • De : Patricia Highsmith
    • Lu par : Kevin Kenerly
    • Durée : 9 h et 39 min
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    The Buckmaster Gallery is staging another Derwatt exhibition, but now an American collector claims that the expensive masterpiece he bought three years ago is a fake. It is, of course, and he wants to talk to Derwatt, but Derwatt, inconveniently, is dead. Ripley needs the perfect solution to keep his role in the fraud a secret and his reputation clean, but not everyone's nerves are as steady as his. Especially when it comes to murder.

    Prix : 17,71 €

    • Ripley Under Ground

    • A Virago Modern Classic
    • De : Patricia Highsmith
    • Lu par : Adam Sims
    • Durée : 9 h et 30 min
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    Tom Ripley is now the owner of a beautiful estate in France, a wealthy art collector and married to an heiress. The Buckmaster Gallery is staging an exhibition by the celebrated artist Derwatt, but an American collector claims that the expensive masterpiece he bought three years ago is a fake. It is, of course, and he wants to talk to Derwatt - but Derwatt, inconveniently, is dead. Ripley needs the perfect solution to keep his role in the fraud a secret and his reputation clean, but not everyone's nerves are as steady as his.

    Prix : 20,44 €

  • Volume 3 de la série

    • Ripley’s Game

    • De : Patricia Highsmith
    • Lu par : Kevin Kenerly
    • Durée : 9 h et 14 min
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    Living on his posh French estate with his elegant heiress wife, Tom Ripley, on the cusp of middle age, is no longer the striving comer of The Talented Mr. Ripley. Having accrued considerable wealth through a long career of crime—forgery, extortion, serial murder—Ripley still finds his appetite unquenched and longs to get back in the game.

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    • Ripley's Game

    • A Virago Modern Classic
    • De : Patricia Highsmith
    • Lu par : Peter Brooke
    • Durée : 8 h et 43 min
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    Living on his French estate with his elegant heiress wife, Tom Ripley, on the cusp of middle age, is no longer the striving chancer of The Talented Mr. Ripley. Having accrued considerable wealth through a long career of crime, he tires of his idyllic retirement. Highsmith's chameleon longs to get back in the game, so when a friend needs a favour, he relishes the opportunity.

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  • Volume 4 de la série

    • The Boy Who Followed Ripley

    • De : Patricia Highsmith
    • Lu par : Kevin Kenerly
    • Durée : 11 h
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    In The Boy Who Followed Ripley, Highsmith explores Ripley's bizarrely paternal relationship with a troubled young runaway, whose abduction draws them into Berlin's seamy underworld. More than any other American literary character, Ripley provides "a lens to peer into the sinister machinations of human behavior." (John Freeman, Pittsburgh Gazette).

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    • The Boy Who Followed Ripley

    • A Virago Modern Classic
    • De : Patricia Highsmith
    • Lu par : Peter Brooke
    • Durée : 10 h et 8 min
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    When a troubled young runaway arrives on Tom Ripley's French estate, he is drawn into a world he thought he'd left behind: the seedy underworld of Berlin, involving kidnapping plots, lies and deception. Ripley becomes the boy's protector as friendship develops between the young man with a guilty conscience and the older one with no conscience at all.

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  • Volume 5 de la série

    • Ripley Under Water

    • De : Patricia Highsmith
    • Lu par : Kevin Kenerly
    • Durée : 9 h et 42 min
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    Tom Ripley passes his leisured days at his French country estate tending the dahlias, practicing the harpsichord, and enjoying the company of his lovely wife, Heloise. Never mind the bloodstains on the basement floor.

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    • Ripley Under Water

    • A Virago Modern Classic
    • De : Patricia Highsmith
    • Lu par : Adam Sims
    • Durée : 9 h et 38 min
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    Tom Ripley is quietly living in luxury at his chateau at Villeperce. He has a past, however, that would not bear too much close scrutiny. He is certain that he has covered his tracks where murder and forgery are concerned. But when a certain American couple move in next door, he soon realises his every move is being shadowed. Ripley fears his secrets may be discovered, and he will stop at nothing to prevent that from happening.

    Prix : 20,44 €