Book
Dutch

Zwarte zomer

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misdaad, Homowereld, thriller
Title
Zwarte zomer
Author
Patricia Highsmith
Language
Dutch
Original title
Small g : a summer idyll
Publisher
Amsterdam: De Arbeiderspers, 1996
271 p.
ISBN
90-295-2072-8

About Patricia Highsmith

Patricia Highsmith (January 19, 1921 – February 4, 1995) was an American novelist and short story writer widely known for her psychological thrillers, including her series of five novels featuring the character Tom Ripley.

She wrote 22 novels and numerous short stories throughout her career spanning nearly five decades, and her work has led to more than two dozen film adaptations. Her writing derived influence from existentialist literature, and questioned notions of identity and popular morality. She was dubbed "the poet of apprehension" by novelist Graham Greene.

Her first novel, Strangers on a Train, has been adapted for stage and screen, the best known being the Alfred Hitchcock film released in 1951. Her 1955 novel The Talented Mr. Ripley has been adapted for film. Writing under the pseudonym Claire Morgan, Highsmith published the first lesbian novel with a happy ending, The Price of Salt, in 1952, …Read more on Wikipedia