Book: Gillian Flynn «Dark Places»

Dark Places

Libby Day was just seven years old when her older brother massacred her family while she hid in a cupboard. Her evidence helped put him away. Ever since then she has been drifting, surviving for over 20 years on the proceeds of the "Libby Day fund" . But now the money is running out and Libby is desperate. When she is offered $500 to do a guest appearance, she feels she has to accept. But this is no ordinary gathering. The Kill Club is a group of true-crime obsessives who share information on notorious murders, and they think her brother Ben is innocent. Ben was a social misfit, ground down by the small-town farming community in which he lived. But he did have a girlfriend - a brooding heavy metal fan called Diondra. Through her, Ben became involved with drugs and the dark arts. When the town suddenly turned against him, his thoughts turned black. But was he capable of murder? Libby must delve into her family's past to uncover the truth - no matter how...

Издательство: "Phoenix" (2010)

Формат: 125x200, 448 стр.

ISBN: 978-0-7538-2703-1

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Gillian Flynn

Gillian Flynn is an American author and television critic for "Entertainment Weekly". She has so far written one novel, "Sharp Objects".

Her book has received wide praise [cite web |url=http://www.amazon.com/Sharp-Objects-Novel-Gillian-Flynn/dp/0307341542|title=Amazon|accessdate=2007-07-29 |author= |authorlink= |coauthors= |date= |year= |month= |format= |work= |publisher=|pages= |language= |archiveurl= |archivedate= |quote= ] , including from authors such as Stephen King. The dark plot revolves around a serial killer in a Missouri town, and the reporter who has returned from Chicago to cover the event. Themes include dysfunctional families,violence and self-harm.

In 2007 the novel was shortlisted for the Crime Writers' Association Duncan Lawrie, CWA New Blood and Ian Fleming Steel Daggers, winning in the last two categories.cite web |title = Gillian Flynn wins with Sharp Objects |publisher =The CWA | url = http://www.thecwa.co.uk/daggers/2007/newblood.html |accessdate =2008-01-23 ]

Flynn, who lives in Chicago, grew up in Kansas City, Missouri. [cite web| last = McClurg |first = Jocelyn |title =New voices: Gillian Flynn makes thriller debut |publisher = USA Today |date = 2006-09-27| url = http://www.usatoday.com/life/books/news/2006-09-27-new-voices-flynn_x.htm |accessdate =2008-01-23 ] She graduated at the University of Kansas, and qualified for a Master's degree from Northwestern University.

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