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.
I hope it will be set in California. In a way, I made a mistake, because a New Jersey policeman can't operate that way in New York. But in California, he can move between different counties.More Patricia Highsmith quotes [08/27/2011 02:08:41]
How easy it was to lie when one had to lie!More Patricia Highsmith quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
What was it to love someone, what was love exactly, and why did it end or not end? Those were the real questions, and who could answer them?More Patricia Highsmith quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The first person you should think of pleasing, in writing a book, is yourself. If you can amuse yourself for the length of time it takes to write a book, the publisher and the readers can and will come later.More Patricia Highsmith quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
January. It was all things. And it was one thing, like a solid door. Its cold sealed the city in a gray capsule. January was moments, and January was a year. January rained the moments down, and froze them in her memory: [...]Every human action seemed to yield a magic. January was a two-faced month, jangling like jester's bells, crackling like snow crust, pure as any beginning, grim as an old man, mysteriously familiar yet unknown, like a word one can almost but not quite define.More Patricia Highsmith quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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