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9780297851523

Sharp Objects

Sharp Objects

by Gillian Flynn

Publisher Weidenfeld Nicolson

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About the book

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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About the Author

Gillian Flynn

Gillian Flynn born February 24, 1971) is an American writer. Flynn has published three novels, Sharp Objects, Dark Places and Gone Girl, all three of which have been adapted for film or television. Flynn wrote the adaptations for the 2014 Gone Girl film and the HBO limited series Sharp Objects. She was formerly a television critic for Entertainment Weekly.

After graduating from Northwestern, Flynn worked freelance briefly at US News & World Report before being hired as a feature writer in 1998 at Entertainment Weekly. She was promoted to television critic and wrote about films. When Flynn was working for Entertainment Weekly, she was also writing novels during her free time.

For her Gone Girl screenplay, Flynn was nominated for the Golden Globe, Writers Guild of America Award and BAFTA Award for Best Screenplay.

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    Slight bruising to spine and to edges of dust jacket.

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