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Ripley Under Water : reissued, Paperback / softback Book

Ripley Under Water : reissued Paperback / softback

Paperback / softback


The gripping finale to Patricia Highsmith's legendary RIPLEY series, the inspiration for the hit Netflix series‘Compelling ...

Highsmith's writing is as insistent as strange footsteps in the fog' SUNDAY TIMES‘The Ripley books are marvellously, insanely readable' THE TIMESTom Ripley is quietly living a life of luxury at his chateau at Villeperce, and, as ever, is keeping one step ahead of the law - he has, after all, a past that would not bear too much close scrutiny, and a basement with suspicious stains on the floor... This fifth and final novel in the series finds the sophisticated and amoral American expatriate being harassed by David Pritchard, a fellow American whose boorishness marks him as something of Ripley's alter-ego.

Inexplicably familiar with all the incriminating details of Ripley's past, Pritchard is determined to expose him. He shadows Ripley's every move, first spying on him at home in France and then following him to Morocco.

Tensions build on the return to Villeperce as Pritchard sets out to locate a body in a nearby river, one Ripley would prefer to remain hidden...


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