Wednesday, March 02, 2016

What Patricia Highsmith did for love: 'The Price of Salt' and the secrets behind 'Carol'

Joan Schenkar

Patricia Highsmith, the Dark Lady of American Letters, worked her 1956 Olympia Portable typewriter violently enough to wipe the letter "E" right off its keyboard.

Her approach to love was just as extreme.  MORE


The Secrets That Drove The Author Of ‘Carol’

“Only Patricia Highsmith could phrase a novel of life-changing love in the language of Jack the Ripper.”

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