Sharp Objects

Sharp Objects

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When two girls are abducted and killed in Missouri, journalist Camille Preaker is sent back to her home town to report on the crimes. Long-haunted by a childhood tragedy and estranged from her mother for years, Camille suddenly finds herself installed once again in her family's mansion, reacquainting herself with her distant mother and the half-sister she barely knows - a precocious 13-year-old who holds a disquieting grip on the town. As Camille works to uncover the truth about these violent crimes, she finds herself identifying with the young victims - a bit too strongly. Clues keep leading to dead ends, forcing Camille to unravel the psychological puzzle of her own past to get at the story. Dogged by her own demons, Camille will have to confront what happened to her years before if she wants to survive this homecoming.

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  • Paperback | 336 pages
  • 128 x 197 x 20mm | 225g
  • Orion Publishing Co
  • Phoenix (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
  • LondonUnited Kingdom
  • English
  • MMP Latest Reissue
  • 0753822210
  • 9780753822210
  • 746

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`fizzes with colour and tension...a brilliant debut` GUARDIAN `A compellnig story, absolutely unputdownable` TELEGRAPH & ARGUS

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About Gillian Flynn

Gillian Flynn was the chief TV critic for ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY. She is the author of two novels - SHARP OBJECTS and DARK PLACES.

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