The Guest: The compulsive new novel from the bestselling author of THE GIRLS by Emma Cline ISBN:9781784743741

Guest by Emma Cline

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The hotly anticipated new novel from the author of the global phenomenon, The Girls

A young woman pretends to be someone she isn’t in this stunning novel by the New York Times bestselling author of The Girls

Summer is coming to a close on Long Island, and Alex is no longer welcome…

One misstep at a dinner party and the older man she’s been staying with dismisses her with a ride to the train station and a ticket back to the city. With few resources, but a gift for navigating the desires of others, Alex stays on the island. She drifts like a ghost through the gated driveways and sun-blasted dunes of a rarefied world, trailing destruction in her wake.

Taut, sensual and impossible to look away from, The Guest captures the latent heat and potential danger of a summer that could go either way for a young woman teetering on the edge.

PRAISE FOR EMMA CLINE

‘Taut, beautiful and savage’ GUARDIAN

‘So deft, with an undercurrent of unease’ PANDORA SYKES

‘Stunning . . . thrilling . . . a spectacular achievement’ THE TIMES

‘Cline’s talent at uncovering the seedy and somehow bringing it to beautiful light is brilliant’
DAISY JOHNSON

‘Something about Cline’s intimate tone, her talent for conjuring the feeling of being alive, is entirely and uniquely her own’ RACHEL KUSHNER

‘An astonishingly gifted stylist’ BRANDON TAYLOR


About the Author: Emma Cline is the Sunday Times and New York Times bestselling author of The Girls and the story collection Daddy. The Girls was a finalist for the Center for Fiction’s First Novel Prize, the National Book Critics Circle John Leonard Award, and the Los Angeles Times Book Prize. It was a New York Times Editors’ Choice and was the winner of the Shirley Jackson Award. Cline’s stories have been published in The New Yorker, Granta, The Paris Review and The Best American Short Stories. She received the Plimpton Prize from The Paris Review and an O’Henry Award, and was chosen as one of Granta’s Best Young American Novelists.

 

Additional information

Format

Paperback / softback

Genre

Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

Readership Level

General (US: Trade)

ISBN

9781784743741

Date of Publication

20 Nov 0519

The Guest: The compulsive new novel from the bestselling author of THE GIRLS by Emma Cline ISBN 9781784743741

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