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Paperback / ISBN-13: 9780349004891

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By the bestselling author of The Talented Mr Ripley, Carol and Strangers on a Train

‘Highsmith is a giant of the genre. The original, the best, the gloriously twisted Queen of Suspense’ Mark Billingham

‘Dear Sir, I suppose you are pretty pleased with yourself? Superior to everyone, you think. A fancy apartment and a snob dog. You are a disgusting little machine, nothing else. Your days are numbered.’

Ed Reynolds, an editor at a prestigious publishing house, has received a number of anonymous poison pen letters. He has no idea who could bear him such a grudge. Returning home one night, he finds a ransom note for his wife’s beloved French poodle: ‘I have your dog Lisa. She is well and happy . . . I gather the dog is important to you? We’ll see!’

The criminal has hit the Manhattan couple where it hurts most. And so, with this bizarre event, their nightmare begins. A Dog’s Ransom captures the fragility of middle-class life in this riveting, scathing tale.

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No one has created psychological suspense more deliciously satisfying
Vogue
Highsmith is a giant of the genre. The original, the best, the gloriously twisted Queen of Suspense
Mark Billingham
I love Highsmith so much . . . What a revelation her writing is
Gillian Flynn
The no.1 greatest crime writer
The Times