, writing from the mid-twentieth century, first in the USA and then in Europe and England, produced short stories and novels, the majority of them variously classifiable as thrillers or suspense fiction, a...
made a film adaptation, Plein Soleil (English translation Purple Noon), in 1961, with Alain Delon
as Ripley. Another film adaptation, The Talented Mr Ripley directed by Anthony Minghella
, appeared in 1999...