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An American writer of psychological thrillers, she is best known for Strangers on a Train and the popular Tom Ripley series. Many of her novels and short stories, including The Talented Mr. Ripley, were adapted into films.
She graduated from Barnard College in 1942 and subsequently worked as a comic book writer.
She bred over three-hundred snails in the garden of her home in Suffolk, England.
She was born in Texas, and she grew up in New York City. Throughout her adult life, she had relationships with both men and women.
Her novel, Strangers on a Train, was made into a film by Alfred Hitchcock.
How did Patricia Highsmith die?
|Cause of death||N/A|
|Age of death||74 years|
|Death date||February 4, 1995|
|Place of death||Ospedale La Carità, Locarno, Switzerland|
|Place of burial||N/A|
I hope it will be set in California. In a way, I made a mistake, because a New Jersey policeman can’t operate that way in New York. But in California, he can move between different counties.Patricia Highsmith
I only know it takes weeks to recover, as if one had been in a car accident.Patricia Highsmith
I have no television – I hate it.Patricia Highsmith
I hated cracking the whip, and these juries turn into political things.Patricia Highsmith
If people have bought something of mine, they know by now that I will decline writing it for the movies.Patricia Highsmith