The Tenth Girl

The Tenth Girl

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Looming at the very southern tip of Patagonia, the Vacarro family's finishing school is rumoured to be haunted. Legend has it there is a curse on the land to ruin all those who settled there.

When young Mavi arrives for a teaching position, she's determined to write off the initial signs: the brushes of cold air, the missing student, and the warnings not to roam the halls at night. But the spirits haunting this dark place won't be ignored, and a cruel fate seems inescapable.

One of these spirits befriends Mavi in hopes of redemption; but the spirit's dark secret changes everything. Together, they must learn the rules of this cosmic game, or Mavi's very existence will shatter.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 464 pages
  • 163 x 236 x 42mm | 639g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 1250304504
  • 9781250304506
  • 235,630

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A hauntingly good read, full of terror and mystery. --Hypable

Gothic thriller meets science fiction in this enthralling labyrinth of a story that is as deeply emotional as it is entirely unpredictable. Faring is brilliant. --The Bulletin, starred review

The story delivers numerous twists and turns, each a deliriously unreal blow... [A] wholly original tale. --Kirkus Reviews

A shocking twist of an ending... Those in search of classic Gothic horror will be drawn in by the elegant writing and eerie atmosphere--before it changes into something unexpected. --Booklist

Faring's exquisite prose weaves a tale that is both seductively eerie and wildly original. I've never read anything like it.
--April Genevieve Tucholke, author of The Boneless Mercies
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About Sara Faring

Born in Los Angeles, Sara Faring is a multilingual Argentine-American fascinated by literary puzzles. After working in investment banking at J.P. Morgan, she worked at Penguin Random House. She holds degrees from the University of Pennsylvania in International Studies and from the Wharton School in Business. The Tenth Girl is her debut book. She currently resides in New York City
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1,418 ratings
2.99 out of 5 stars
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4 20% (278)
3 30% (429)
2 25% (354)
1 11% (163)
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