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Discover the third novel in the iconic, mesmerising RIPLEY series – now a major Netflix series starring Andrew Scott.


‘Highsmith constructs her plot with masterly finesse’ DAILY TELEGRAPH

‘Her books have stylistic texture, psychological depth, mesmeric readability’ SUNDAY TIMES

‘One of the greatest modernist writers’ GORE VIDAL

‘There’s no such thing as a perfect murder . . . That’s just a parlour game, trying to dream one up.’

Living on his French estate with his elegant heiress wife, Tom Ripley, on the cusp of middle age, is no longer the striving chancer of The Talented Mr. Ripley. Having accrued considerable wealth through a long career of crime, he tires of his idyllic retirement. Highsmith’s chameleon longs to get back in the game, so when a friend needs a favour, he relishes the opportunity. Tom Ripley detests murder. Unless it is absolutely necessary. Wherever possible, he prefers someone else to do the dirty work. In this case, someone with no criminal record who can be manipulated to commit ‘two simple murders’ for a very generous fee.

Ripley’s Game is followed by The Boy Who Followed Ripley and Ripley Under Water

‘The No. 1 Greatest Crime Writer’ THE TIMES

Ripley Series