Plotting and Writing Suspense Fiction

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Named by The Times as the all-time number one crime writer, Patricia Highsmith was an author who broke new ground and defied genre clichés with novels such as The Talented Mr Ripley and Strangers on a Train.
In the classic creative writing guide Plotting and Writing Suspense Fiction, Highsmith reveals her secrets for producing world-class crime and thrillers, from imaginative tips for generating ideas to useful ways of turning them into stunning stories.

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"[This book offers] sensible, good-humored, and practical advice from a distinguished mystery writer. Much of what [Highsmith] says about novels can be applied to short stories."--Damon Knight
"[Highsmith] is no more a practitioner of the murder mystery genre than are Dostoevsky, Faulkner, and Camus."--Joan Smith, "The Los Angeles Times "
"For eliciting the menace that lurks in familiar surroundings, there's no one like Patricia Highsmith."--"Time"

[This book offers] sensible, good-humored, and practical advice from a distinguished mystery writer. Much of what [Highsmith] says about novels can be applied to short stories. "Damon Knight"

[Highsmith] is no more a practitioner of the murder mystery genre than are Dostoevsky, Faulkner, and Camus. "Joan Smith, The Los Angeles Times"

For eliciting the menace that lurks in familiar surroundings, there's no one like Patricia Highsmith. "Time""

[This book offers] sensible, good-humored, and practical advice from a distinguished mystery writer. Much of what [Highsmith] says about novels can be applied to short stories. Damon Knight

[Highsmith] is no more a practitioner of the murder mystery genre than are Dostoevsky, Faulkner, and Camus. Joan Smith, The Los Angeles Times

For eliciting the menace that lurks in familiar surroundings, there's no one like Patricia Highsmith. Time

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"[This book offers] sensible, good-humored, and practical advice from a distinguished mystery writer. Much of what [Highsmith] says about novels can be applied to short stories." --Damon Knight

"[Highsmith] is no more a practitioner of the murder mystery genre than are Dostoevsky, Faulkner, and Camus." --Joan Smith, The Los Angeles Times

"For eliciting the menace that lurks in familiar surroundings, there's no one like Patricia Highsmith." --Time

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