The Talented Mr. Ripley - Study Guide Chapter 5 Summary & Analysis

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The morning they sail gets off to a hideous start. A bunch of Bob Delancey's lousy friends show up at Tom's cabin to show him off, although he specifically told Bob he'd rather they didn't. They are exactly the kind of riffraff and slobs Tom is leaving behind. Tom is less than hospitable. He does not care if they all hate him after this. One of the girls keeps trying to stow away in his closet, and the men guffaw about the unlikely prospect of old Tom being found with a girl in his room. Tom has a private moment on deck with his friend Paul. He remembers that Paul is one of the people who believe Tom works for the Associated Press.

Tom has paid Bob half a month's rent and given him a present of a good shirt and tie. What more could he possibly...

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