Hindi nako magsusulat pa ng review about the book. Meron na din naming film nito . But I would like to share some parts I liked about the book. Especially yung thoughts ni Tom Ripley. We do share the same views. Though I’m not the murderous type. He’s too hedonistic, ambitious and greedy. I’m a little bit hedonistic, a little bit ambitious, and a little bit greedy. And we both love
“…even if they had enough money for a Madison Avenue bar or a good restaurant now and then, how dull it all was compared to the worst little trattoria in Venice with its tables of green salads, trays of wonderful cheeses, and its friendly waiters bringing you the best wine in the world.”
“He loved possessions, not masses of them, but a select few that he did not part with. They gave a man self-respect. Not ostentation but quality, and the love that cherished the quality. Possessions reminded him that he existed, and made him enjoy his existence. It was as simple as that. And wasn’t that worth something? He existed. Not many people in the world know how to, even if they had the money. It really didn’t take money, masses of money, it took a certain security.”
That’s all for now. Ciao!