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A perfect alibi, nobody knows they know each other. View all 32 comments. Guy Haines meets Charlie Bruno on a train and shares a highdmith with him in order to pass the time. Strangers on a Train has a very film noir feel to it and if you are in to that style, this novel is perfect for you!

Guy says no, he finds out she is pregnant and then she miscarries, but spoiler alert! He idealises Guy in exactly the same creepy way Ripley idealises Dickie Greenleaf.

Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here He is angry that Miriam has refused to really go forward with things and is still seeing other men. He hates his father, but there never is specific reason as to why.

Guy, an up-and-coming architect, is talking to a stranger, Bruno, on a train and for some bad reason he spills all the details about his train wreck of a personal life: Do each of us have a twin that is both our exact opposite and enemy? He can’t wait to get rid of him and be away from him as one does when a total stranger proposes murdering your estranged wife. View all 16 comments. She lived with her grandmother, mother and later step-father her mother divorced her natural father six months before ‘Patsy’ was born and married Stanley Highsmith in Fort Worth before moving with her parents to New York in Patricia Highsmith was an American novelist who is known mainly for her psychological crime thrillers which have led to more than two dozen film adaptations over the years.


Guy Haines, a young architect with a promising future, is heading to Metcalf in Texas.

Ticked off from the Bucket List. Another person that is the embodiment of evil? I obviously know about “Strangers on a Train” the movie version directed by Hitchcock. It is much darker and much more sinister One who thinks everyone not in favor with his thoughts are the enemies just like an adorable five year oldand yet, plans to murder them all the same.

The other characters in this gighsmith are paper thin. The narration from the points of view of Highxmith kind of bothered me.

Review: Strangers on a Train () by Patricia Highsmith – A Crime is Afoot

Patricia Highsmith at Women Crime Writers. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Bruno is a nasty smell that just won’t go away. It was a different time when men wore hats and ladies had to worry about stuff like whether the seam on their stockings was straight. Architect Guy Haines wants to divorce his hn wife, Miriam, in order to marry the woman he loves, Anne Faulkner. Want to Read saving…. The book is a well-crafted psychological thriller with believable well-rounded characters.

Also, I found the writing to be ponderous and a chore to get through. Preview — Strangers on a Train by Patricia Highsmith. Bruno does in fact kill her. As the hours pass and the alcohol flows, the idle chatter between the two men takes a dark turn when Bruno turns the talk to murder.


As to the audio interpretation, another perfect narration by Bronson Pinchot, the reason I sought this out in the first place. I got seriously fed up with Guy’s ruminations. But Bruno is another kettle of fish. There’s also a person exactly the opposite of you, like the unseen part of you, somewhere in the world, and he waits in ambush.

In this exrtaos Guy can not exist without Bruno. Durante el transcurso de la cena, Bruno habla sin parar y bebe en exceso.

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Can Guy now go on with his life with his new love, Anne? He is set to be married again soon and his life seems well put together. Quotes from Strangers on a Train. The book itself is far from comedic.

Strangers on a Train

I patriica temporary insanity is an accepted pledge in American courts of law, but for me this a cop out. Nevertheless, Bruno drowns, and the murder investigation is closed. Unless you consider Guy an antihero, in which case Bruno, the other side of the coin, can be considered too. A genius idea drowned in a soup of too many uninteresting characters. This book is the mother of all homo-erotic subtexts don’t you get me started on that!!