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Strangers on a Train - Patricia Highsmith

Huh, it's not a bad book. It's just boring.


You have two strangers meet and one of them Charles Anthony Bruno, is an obvious misogynistic (the love of his mother notwithstanding) and an alcoholic.


The other stranger, Guy Haines is a weak willed man.


Charles proposes they murder problems for each other they will never be traced back to the other one. Guy has an estranged wife who apparently refuses to divorce him until her new married guy is free. Charles wants his father dead. Guy who should get his head examined, doesn't just get out of his seat and run from Charles. 


I also wonder how the hell Charles can do anything since the character is drunk to almost passing out it seems for most of the story so far. He is positively giddy about murdering Guy's wife and is obsessed with Guy.