"After watching the movie I decided to read the book, because books are ALWAYS better. It was/is EXCELLENT! I blew through the series in 2 months. I just love spending time with Tom; such an interesting character. I think there's a little Ripley in..."
"When the reader accepts the amorality of our protagonist, Tom Ripley, the novel’s flow of events is strangely natural. The object of Tom’s attention is Dickie Greenleaf, a spoiled young American. Dickie’s wealthy father hires Tom to persuade Dicki..."
Ellroy and Penzler have mined 100 years of writing--1910-2010--for this treasure trove of 39 stories from such favorite authors as Mickey Spillane, Elmore Leonard, Patricia Highsmith, Dennis Lehane, and Joyce Carol Oates