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Strangers on a train

Author: Patricia Highsmith
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Here we encounter Guy Haines and Charles Anthony Bruno, passengers on the same train. But while Guy is a successful architect in the midst of a divorce, Bruno turns out to be a sadistic psychopath who manipulates Guy into swapping murders with him."--P. [4] of cover.
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Mystery fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patricia Highsmith
ISBN: 0393321983 9780393321982
OCLC Number: 46671174
Description: 281 p. ; 21 cm.
Responsibility: Patricia Highsmith.

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Two men, a tennis star and a psychopath, meet by chance on a train and "swap" murders. "Strangers on a Train", Highsmith's first novel, was the source for Alfred Hitchcock's classic masterpiece.  Read more...

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Strangers on a Train is a moral-vertigo thriller: Crime and Punishment for a post-atomic age. --Tom Nolan"

 
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