Order of Patricia Highsmith Books
Patricia Highsmith (1921-1995) was an American author of suspense, psychological thriller and crime fiction novels. Her 1950 debut novel Strangers on a Train was adapted to film by Alfred Hitchcock, while her 1955 novel The Talented Mr. Ripley was adapted to film in 1999 starring Matt Damon (as Tom Ripley), Jude Law and Gwyneth Paltrow. Some of the common themes in her novels included homosexual undertones and anti-hero protagonists.
Patricia Highsmith became a published author in 1950 with the aforementioned novel Strangers on a Train. It was nominated for an Edgar Award in 1951. Her final novel, Small g: a Summer Idyll was published in 1995 shortly after her death. Below is a list of Patricia Highsmith’s books in order of when they were originally published:
Publication Order of Ripley Books
|The Talented Mr. Ripley||(1955)|
|Ripley Under Ground||(1970)|
|The Boy Who Followed Ripley||(1980)|
|Ripley Under Water||(1991)|
Publication Order of Standalone Novels
Publication Order of Short Story Collections
Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books
Notes: The Price of Salt was written under the pen name of Clare Morgan, and also published under the title of Carol. Eleven was also published as The Snail Watcher and Other Stories. Tales of Obsession: Mystery Stories of Fatal Attractions and Deadly Desires Joan Hess, Evan Hunter, P.D. James, Nancy Pickard, Ruth Rendell and Lawrence Treat. A Suspension of Mercy was also published as The Story-Teller.
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Patricia Highsmith Synopsis: In The Cry of the Owl by Patricia Highsmith, Robert Forester is a decent man, but someone who trouble seems to find. When he begins watching the simple life of his neighbour, Jenny, through her window, her calm suburban Pennsylvania life is changed.