Gone GirlPaperback Phoenix
- Publisher: Phoenix (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
- Format: Paperback | 496 pages
- Dimensions: 128mm x 196mm x 34mm | 340g
- Publication date: 3 January 2013
- Publication City/Country: London
- ISBN 10: 0753827662
- ISBN 13: 9780753827666
- Sales rank: 32
THE ADDICTIVE No.1 BESTSELLER THAT EVERYONE IS TALKING ABOUT Who are you? What have we done to each other? These are the questions Nick Dunne finds himself asking on the morning of his fifth wedding anniversary, when his wife Amy suddenly disappears. The police suspect Nick. Amy's friends reveal that she was afraid of him, that she kept secrets from him. He swears it isn't true. A police examination of his computer shows strange searches. He says they weren't made by him. And then there are the persistent calls on his mobile phone. So what really did happen to Nick's beautiful wife?
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Gillian Flynn was the chief TV critic for ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY and now writes full-time. Her first novel SHARP OBJECTS was the winner of two CWA DAGGERS and was shortlisted for the GOLD DAGGER. Her latest novel, GONE GIRL, is a massive No.1 bestseller. The film adaptation of GONE GIRL, directed by David Fincher and starring Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike, won the Hollywood Film Award 2014.
By Sisi Lin 11 Apr 2014
I just could not put the book down and I absolutely enjoyed reading it.
The ending was a bit loose but overall it was a great suspense book and probably one of the best for me
By Tania 20 Mar 2014
after reading 20 pages I gave up, one of the most boring books I've ever read
way too overrated.
By Annemarie Karpf 16 Jan 2014
Sorry to say, but I have put it away finally after after two thirds and not finding it to get any better. The main character is really not a person who's acquaintance I would welcome, and neither her husband. I simply got fed up reading about her various activities against her husband, after she found out that he was having an affair. Simply very tiring and not something I would approve of. A very spoilt brat, if you ask me. No, thank you, but this is one of the very few books I regret to have bought.
By Melissa 07 May 2013
Gone Girl is one of those books that you might start reading in bed, and before you know it it's 3am and you're fighting to keep your eyes open to read just one paragraph more.
I can't say much without spoiling it. It's a really gripping story of a guy called Nick who comes home one day and finds that his wife Amy is missing. What ensues is a really complex, driven story starting from when they met to when Nick tries to find out what happened to her. It's written from both Nick and Amy's perspectives so you get both sides of the story inch by torturous inch, which is such a clever device particularly useful in this book.
The premise of the story had me guessing "oh, such-and-such must have happened, it's so obvious". But put your preconceived notions of such themes away and forget about any potential ideas about what happens in the next chapter and the next, because this book will blow your expectations away with its twisting, turning narrative.
This is now one of my favourite books I've ever read. It's a must buy.
By Sarah Murphy 13 Mar 2013
One of those books you can't put down, an absolutely amazing read, full of twists,
An utterly gripping thriller EMERALD STREET Gone Girl should be the big poolside read this year. Fresh out om paperback, it's a page-turning abduction mystery with an awful lot of twists. MAIL ON SUNDAY A tautly written thriller about the unravelling of a marriage that is deservedly topping the bestseller charts. THE OBSERVER The story of a husband searching for his vanished wife has everything - psychological acuity, humour, an unflagging pace and more twists than you could hope for in your most serpentine dreams...a sumptuous, satisfying read. STYLIST The story-telling is incredibly compelling, with the cunning opening mystery soon turning down unpredictable routes, while the characters are superbly believable. No wonder it's the book that everyone seems to be reading. -- Boyd Hilton HEAT MAGAZINE If you haven't yet caught up with this word-of-mouth bestseller - about a woman's mysterious disappearance and the secrets she and her husband are keeping - get hold of it soon. It really does live up to the hype. WOMAN MAGAZINE I'm currently reading Gone Girl, a brilliant novel about how we never quite know the people we fall in love with. It's one of those novels that you discuss endlessly with your closest friends. Sharleen Spiteri, lead singer in Texas This thriller is the must-read of the year. THE SUN (GONE GIRL) turned the rules of your average psychological thriller inside-out...it's breathtaking THE TIMES
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The Ddictive No. 1 US Bestseller that everyon eis talking about Who are you? What have we done to each other? These are the questions Nick Dunne finds himself asking on the morning of his fifth wedding anniversary, when his wife Amy suddenly disappears. The police suspect Nick. Amy's friends reveal that she was afraid of him, that she kept secrets from him. He swears it isn't true. A police examination of his computer shows strange searches. He says they weren't made by him. And then there are the persistent calls on his mobile phone. So what did happen to Nick's beautiful wife? 'Gone Girl is a book you'll be begging other people to read, just so you can discuss it with them' Mail on Sunday Phoenix Fiction