Patricia Highsmith

Patricia Highsmith

was an American novelist and short-story writer most widely known for her psychological thrillers, which have led to more than two dozen film adaptations.
But there were too many points at which the other self could invade the self he wanted to preserve, and there were too many forms of invasion: certain words, sounds, lights, actions his hands or feet performed, and if he did nothing at all, heard and saw nothing, the shouting of some triumphant inner voice that shocked him and cowed him.More Patricia Highsmith quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
That wasn't a bad price for a first book. My agent upped it as much as possible. I was 27 and had nothing behind me. I was working like a fool to earn a living and pay for my apartmentMore Patricia Highsmith quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
For neither life nor nature cares if justice is ever done or not.More Patricia Highsmith quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Each book is, in a sense, an argument with myself, and I would write it, whether it is ever published or not.More Patricia Highsmith quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
When I am thickening my plots, I like to think 'What if ... What if ... ' Thus my imagination can move from the likely, which everyone can think of, to the unlikely-but-possible, my preferred plot.More Patricia Highsmith quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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