• "To call Patricia Highsmith a thriller writer is true but not the whole truth: her books have stylistic texture, psychological depth, mesmeric readability"

    Sunday Times
  • "Highsmith has done it again. It seems to me she has reached a point where because she knows exactly what she is about she cannot miss"

    The Times
  • "It's hard to imagine anyone interested in modern fiction who has not read the Ripley novels"

    Daily Telegraph