Strangers On A Train

Author by : Patricia Highsmith
Languange : en
Publisher by : Hachette UK
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Description : The psychologists would call it folie a deux . . . 'Bruno slammed his palms together. "Hey! Cheeses, what an idea! I kill your wife and you kill my father! We meet on a train, see, and nobody knows we know each other! Perfect alibis! Catch?''' From this moment, almost against his conscious will, Guy Haines is trapped in a nightmare of shared guilt and an insidious merging of personalities. 'The No.1 Greatest Crime Writer' The Times


Strangers On A Train

Author by : Patricia Highsmith
Languange : en
Publisher by : W. W. Norton & Company
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Description : "For eliciting the menace that lurks in familiar surroundings, there's no one like Patricia Highsmith." —Time The world of Patricia Highsmith has always been filled with ordinary people, all of whom are capable of very ordinary crimes. This theme was present from the beginning, when her debut, Strangers on a Train, galvanized the reading public. Here we encounter Guy Haines and Charles Anthony Bruno, passengers on the same train. But while Guy is a successful architect in the midst of a divorce, Bruno turns out to be a sadistic psychopath who manipulates Guy into swapping murders with him. "Some people are better off dead," Bruno remarks, "like your wife and my father, for instance." As Bruno carries out his twisted plan, Guy is trapped in Highsmith's perilous world, where, under the right circumstances, anybody is capable of murder. The inspiration for Alfred Hitchcock's classic 1951 film, Strangers on a Train launched Highsmith on a prolific career of noir fiction, proving her a master at depicting the unsettling forces that tremble beneath the surface of everyday contemporary life.


Strangers On A Train

Author by : Patricia Highsmith
Languange : en
Publisher by : Longman
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Description : Reading level: 4 [red].


Strangers On A Train

Author by : Carolyn Keene
Languange : en
Publisher by : Simon and Schuster
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Description : Nancy and her friends take their detective skills on an Alaskan adventure in this second book of the Nancy Drew Diaries, a fresh approach to a classic series. Nancy’s Alaskan adventure continues as she, Bess, and George disembark the mystery-plagued Arctic Star cruise ship and explore the grand sites of the forty-ninth state: Skagway; the Yukon territory, and Denali National Park. It’s spectacular scenery, but things start to go wrong almost immediately, leading Nancy to believe that whoever was behind the unsolved mayhem aboard the ship has followed them onto dry land. The girl detectives had better watch their steps—they’re on uncharted and unknown territory!


Strangers On A Train

Author by : Raymond Chandler
Languange : en
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Strangers On A Train

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Strangers On A Train

Author by : Jonathan Goldberg
Languange : en
Publisher by : Arsenal Pulp PressLtd
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Total Read : 38
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Description : A Queer Film Classic on Hitchcock's homoerotic 1951 thriller about two men who enter into a murder plot together.


Stranger On A Train

Author by : Jenny Diski
Languange : en
Publisher by : Picador
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Description : The book about America de Tocqueville might have written had he spent some time in the nation's smoking sections Using two cross-country trips on Amtrak as her narrative vehicles, British writer Jenny Diski connects the humming rails taking her into the heart of America with the track-like scars leading back to her own past. As she did in the highly acclaimed Skating to Antarctica, Diski has created a seamless and seemingly effortless amalgam of reflection and revelation. Stranger on a Train is a combination of travelogue and memoir, a penetrating portrait of America and Americans that is at the same time an unsparing look in the mirror. Traveling and remembering both involve confronting strangers—those we have just met and those we once were—and acknowledging the play of proximity and separation. Diski has written a moving, courageous, and deeply rewarding book about who we are, and the landscapes through which we have passed to get there.


Strangers On A Train

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Strangers On A Train

Author by : Meg Maguire
Languange : en
Publisher by : Samhain Pub Limited
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Total Read : 76
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Description : Tight Quarters—Reid isn't happy about the mix-up that saddles him with a claustrophobic roommate on his New York train tour. Then his weekend with Brenna becomes a weekend fling, and much more. Ticket Home—Encountering her workaholic ex on her commuter train is the surprise of Amy's life. Especially since Jeff seems hell-bent on winning her back. Thank You for Riding—At the end of Caitlin's commute, her extended flirtation with a handsome stranger finds them facing a frigid winter night locked in an unheated subway station. Back on Track—A wine tour isn't enough to take Matt's mind off his baseball slump—until sexy, funny Allie plops into the adjacent seat and tells him three things about herself. One of them, she says, is a lie. Then Allie lets slip one truth too many… Big Boy—Mandy doesn't want romance, but monthly role-playing dates with her stranger on a train—each to a different time period—become the erotic escape she desperately needs. And a soul connection she never expected.


Strangers On A Train

Author by : Craig Warner
Languange : en
Publisher by :
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Description : Guy Haines and Charles Bruno meet on a train. Because they're strangers they can say anything they like to one another. Bruno proposes the perfect murder: he will kill Guy's unfaithful wife if Guy will kill his much-hated father. Guy never imagines Bruno is serious. But Bruno is deadly serious.


Nancy Drew Diaries

Author by : Carolyn Keene
Languange : en
Publisher by : Aladdin
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Total Read : 46
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Description : Think you know Nancy Drew? Think again—and help solve myriad mysteries in a boxed set of the first four books in this new take on the classic series. Nancy Drew is a spectacular sleuth, one who relies on her wits more than her smartphone. She and her best friends, Bess and George, solve cases using their powers of observation, deductive skills, and sharp intelligence—and their adventures are always full of suspense. This boxed set includes Curse of the Arctic Star, Strangers on a Train, Mystery of the Midnight Rider, and Once Upon a Thriller.


Strangers On A Train

Author by : Lolita Lane
Languange : en
Publisher by : Jaded Speck Publishing LLC
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Total Read : 97
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Description : It was supposed to be just a vacation fling... With her sister’s wedding quickly approaching, Leah decides it’s the ideal time for her to get away. A European vacation with a train to Valencia sounds like the perfect escape. And when a sexy man with a seductive accent sits across from her, things can only get better. But Leah’s plans for a one night stand quickly derail. Enrique isn’t just capable of giving her multiple orgasms, he’s much more than that. And when she returns home she realizes that she not only left her heart in Spain, but there’s a new one beating inside of her. **This steamy standalone story has Instalove, No Cheating, and a Happily Ever After.


Strangers On A Train

Author by : Gans Kolins
Languange : en
Publisher by : Lulu Press, Inc
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Total Read : 45
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Description : It was heart-rending. I had finished my meeting with a prospective customer and commuted back to my hometown trying to work a little on the train, but my attention, like everyone else's, was drawn to the young woman sitting on the other side of the aisle. She was averting her face, trying to look out of the window, but she was crying almost incessantly.


The Unexpected Man

Author by : Yasmina Reza
Languange : en
Publisher by : Dramatists Play Service Inc
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Total Read : 82
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Description : THE STORY: Two strangers on a train. One is a famous author, the other a great admirer of his. Will she have the nerve to bring his latest book out of her bag and read it? Or better yet, will she have the nerve to speak to him? In searching monolog