"Nothing is more pleasurable than falling back into the arms of someone who is bad for us,” wrote Patricia Highsmith, in her journals, borrowing from Proust. Get lost in “Highsmith Country” as laid out in this imaginative biography by Joan Schenkar. Highsmith, author of Strangers on a Train and the The Talented Mr. Ripley was seductive, dark and complicated and saw suspicious motives everywhere.
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