Book: Gillian Flynn «Sharp Objects»

Sharp Objects

Производитель: "RANDOM HOUSE"

When two girls, aged nine and ten are abducted and killed in Wind Gap, Missouri, Camille Preaker is sent back to her home town to investigate and report on the crimes. Camille, self- described `white trash from old money`, is the daughter of one of the richest families in town. Long-haunted by a childhood tragedy and estranged from her mother for years, Camille suddenly finds herself installed once again in her family`s Victorian 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 and surrounds herself with a group of vampish teenage girls. As Camille struggles to remain detached from the evidence, her relationship with her neurotic, hypochondriac mother threatens to topple her hard-won mental stability. Working alongside the police chief and a special agent from out of town, Camille tries to uncover the mystery of who killed these little girls and why. But ... ISBN:978-0-8041-3832-1

Издательство: "RANDOM HOUSE" (2006)

Формат: 100x170, 396 стр.

ISBN: 978-0-8041-3832-1

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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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