I am rereading The Talented Mr. Ripley. I think Patricia Highsmith deserves a new look. Everyone is talking about the Dexter books as the first mysteries written from the point of view of a serial killer. But, although I do enjoy the Dexter books, Highsmith accomplished this 60 years ago.

Georgenne Parker (Lincoln, Nebraska)

I am rereading The Talented Mr. Ripley. I think Patricia Highsmith deserves a new look. Everyone is talking about the Dexter books as the first mysteries written from the point of view of a serial killer. But, although I do enjoy the Dexter books, Highsmith accomplished this 60 years ago.

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