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Strangers on a Train

Strangers on a Train Book
Author : Patricia Highsmith,Michael Nation
Publisher : Longman
Release : 2008
ISBN : 9781405882323
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Reading level: 4 [red].

Strangers on a Train

Strangers on a Train Book
Author : Jonathan Goldberg
Publisher : arsenal pulp press
Release : 2012-11-20
ISBN : 155152483X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Alfred Hitchcock's 1951 thriller based on the novel of the same name by Patricia Highsmith (author of The Talented Mr. Ripley) is about two men who meet on a train: one is a man of high social standing who wishes to divorce his unfaithful wife; the other is an enigmatic bachelor with an overbearing father. Together they enter into a murder plot that binds them to one another, with fatal consequences. This Queer Film Classic delves into the homoerotic energy of the film, especially between the two male characters (played by Farley Granger and Robert Walker). It builds on the question of the sexuality the film puts on view, not to ask whether either character is gay so much as to explore the queer relations between sexuality and murder and the strong antisocial impulses those relations represent. The book also includes a look at the making of the film and the critical controversies over Hitchcock's representations of male homosexuality. QUEER FILM CLASSICS is a critically acclaimed film book series that launched in 2009. It features twenty-one of the most important and influential films about and/or by LGBTQ people, made in eight different countries between 1950 and 2005, and written by leading LGBTQ film scholars and critics. Jonathan Goldberg is a professor at Emory University, where he directs the Studies in Sexualities program. He is the author of many books and editor of Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick's posthumous 2012 book The Weather in Proust.

Strangers on a Train

Strangers on a Train Book
Author : Craig Warner
Publisher :
Release : 2003
ISBN : 9780573019722
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Guy Haines and Charles Bruno meet on a train. Because they're strangers they can say anything they like to one another. Bruno proposes the perfect murder: he will kill Guy's unfaithful wife if Guy will kill his much-hated father. Guy never imagines Bruno is serious. But Bruno is deadly serious.

Strangers on a Train

Strangers on a Train Book
Author : Carolyn Keene
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2013-02-05
ISBN : 1442465719
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Nancy and her friends take their detective skills on an Alaskan adventure in this second book of the Nancy Drew Diaries, a fresh approach to a classic series. Nancy’s Alaskan adventure continues as she, Bess, and George disembark the mystery-plagued Arctic Star cruise ship and explore the grand sites of the forty-ninth state: Skagway; the Yukon territory, and Denali National Park. It’s spectacular scenery, but things start to go wrong almost immediately, leading Nancy to believe that whoever was behind the unsolved mayhem aboard the ship has followed them onto dry land. The girl detectives had better watch their steps—they’re on uncharted and unknown territory!

Strangers on a Train

Strangers on a Train Book
Author : Meg Maguire,Samantha Hunter,Serena Bell,Donna Cummings,Ruthie Knox
Publisher : Samhain Pub Limited
Release : 2014-02
ISBN : 9781619216822
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Tight Quarters—Reid isn't happy about the mix-up that saddles him with a claustrophobic roommate on his New York train tour. Then his weekend with Brenna becomes a weekend fling, and much more. Ticket Home—Encountering her workaholic ex on her commuter train is the surprise of Amy's life. Especially since Jeff seems hell-bent on winning her back. Thank You for Riding—At the end of Caitlin's commute, her extended flirtation with a handsome stranger finds them facing a frigid winter night locked in an unheated subway station. Back on Track—A wine tour isn't enough to take Matt's mind off his baseball slump—until sexy, funny Allie plops into the adjacent seat and tells him three things about herself. One of them, she says, is a lie. Then Allie lets slip one truth too many… Big Boy—Mandy doesn't want romance, but monthly role-playing dates with her stranger on a train—each to a different time period—become the erotic escape she desperately needs. And a soul connection she never expected.

Strangers on a Train

Strangers on a Train Book
Author : Raymond Chandler,Czenzi Ormonde
Publisher :
Release : 1950
ISBN :
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Strangers on a Train

Strangers on a Train Book
Author : Richard Crawford
Publisher :
Release : 2020-07-10
ISBN :
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Amateur tennis star Guy Haines wants to divorce his vulgar, promiscuous wife Miriam so he can marry the elegant Anne Morton, the daughter of a US Senator. On a train, Haines meets a smooth-talking psychopath, Bruno Antony, who tells him about his idea for a murder scheme: two perfect strangers meet and "swap murders" ? Bruno suggests he kill Miriam and Guy kill Bruno's hated father. Each will kill a total stranger with no apparent motive, so neither will be suspected.

Stranger on a Train

Stranger on a Train Book
Author : Jenny Diski
Publisher : Picador
Release : 2013-09-17
ISBN : 1466853085
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The book about America de Tocqueville might have written had he spent some time in the nation's smoking sections Using two cross-country trips on Amtrak as her narrative vehicles, British writer Jenny Diski connects the humming rails taking her into the heart of America with the track-like scars leading back to her own past. As she did in the highly acclaimed Skating to Antarctica, Diski has created a seamless and seemingly effortless amalgam of reflection and revelation. Stranger on a Train is a combination of travelogue and memoir, a penetrating portrait of America and Americans that is at the same time an unsparing look in the mirror. Traveling and remembering both involve confronting strangers—those we have just met and those we once were—and acknowledging the play of proximity and separation. Diski has written a moving, courageous, and deeply rewarding book about who we are, and the landscapes through which we have passed to get there.

Strangers on a Train by Patricia Highsmith Book Analysis

Strangers on a Train by Patricia Highsmith  Book Analysis  Book
Author : Bright Summaries
Publisher : BrightSummaries.com
Release : 2019-03-28
ISBN : 2808015674
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Unlock the more straightforward side of Strangers on a Train with this concise and insightful summary and analysis! This engaging summary presents an analysis of Strangers on a Train by Patricia Highsmith, which tells the story of two men whose lives become intertwined as a result of a chilling pact. Charles Anthony Bruno strikes up a conversation with the young architect Guy Haines and tells him that he can kill his wife, who he wants to divorce so that he can marry someone else, if Guy will kill Bruno’s father. Despite Guy’s reluctance, Bruno forges ahead with the scheme, drawing the two men ever deeper into a morass of guilt and paranoia. Strangers on a Train was Patricia Highsmith’s first novel, and its film adaptation by Alfred Hitchcock catapulted her to fame. Her reputation only grew with her subsequent novels, including the series of thrillers starring the charming murderer Tom Ripley. Find out everything you need to know about Strangers on a Train in a fraction of the time! This in-depth and informative reading guide brings you: • A complete plot summary • Character studies • Key themes and symbols • Questions for further reflection Why choose BrightSummaries.com? Available in print and digital format, our publications are designed to accompany you on your reading journey. The clear and concise style makes for easy understanding, providing the perfect opportunity to improve your literary knowledge in no time. See the very best of literature in a whole new light with BrightSummaries.com!