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Strangers on a train

Patricia Highsmith

Strangers on a train

by Patricia Highsmith

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Published by Heinemann in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Railroad travel -- Fiction,
  • Murderers -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPatricia Highsmith.
    GenreFiction.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3558.I366 S77 1966
    The Physical Object
    Pagination306 p. ;
    Number of Pages306
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1978829M
    ISBN 100434335029
    LC Control Number90222511

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While on a train to his hometown Metcalf to meet Miriam, Haines encounters Bruno Anthony (Robert Walker) when they bump feet under a table, a pushy stranger who recognizes Guy from the sports pages and gossip items in the newspapers and wants to discuss his marital problems.

Strangers on a Train was Highsmith’s first published work, written primarily while living at the Yaddo Artists’ Colony.

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