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The classic thriller behind the Hitchcock film, and Highsmith’s first novel – soon to be remade by David Fincher, director of Gone Girl, with a screenplay by Gillian Flynn.

By the bestselling author of The Talented Mr Ripley and Carol

The psychologists would call it folie a deux . . .

‘Bruno slammed his palms together. “Hey! Cheeses, what an idea! I kill your wife and you kill my father! We meet on a train, see, and nobody knows we know each other! Perfect alibis! Catch?”’

From this moment, almost against his conscious will, Guy Haines is trapped in a nightmare of shared guilt and an insidious merging of personalities.


‘The No.1 Greatest Crime Writer’ The Times

Reviews

A tightly-plotted psychological thriller that serves as a masterclass in how it's done
S. J. Watson
A tightly-plotted psychological thriller that serves as a masterclass in how it's done
S. J. Watson

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