Gone Girl (Hardcover)

By Gillian Flynn

Thorndike Press, 9781410450951, 711pp.

Publication Date: September 26, 2012

June 2012 Indie Next List

“Told from the alternating perspectives of Amy and Nick whose marriage is falling apart in small-town Missouri, this is first a story of perfect young love in Manhattan, followed by its slow disintegration after both partners lose their jobs and move to Nick's hometown to help his family through his mother's terminal illness. When Amy disappears, who is innocent and who is guilty? Slowly, each spouse's lies and deceptions are laid bare until the real foundation of their relationship is revealed. A tale reminiscent of Scott Turow, with a veneer of crazy all its own!”
— Susan Taylor, Book House of Stuyvesant Plaza, Albany, NY
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Description

Flynn's toxic mix of sharp-edged wit with deliciously chilling prose creates a nerve-fraying thriller that confounds readers at every turn. When his wife disappears on their anniversary, Nick starts having cringe-worthy daydreams and becomes oddly evasive, eschewing his golden boy past.


About the Author

GILLIAN FLYNN is the author of the "New York Times" bestseller "Dark Places," which was a "New Yorker" Reviewers' Favorite, "Weekend" TODAY Top Summer Read, "Publishers Weekly" Best Book of 2009, and "Chicago Tribune" Favorite Fiction choice; and the Dagger Award winner "Sharp Objects," which was an Edgar nominee for Best First novel, a BookSense pick, and a Barnes & Noble Discover selection. Her work has been published in twenty-eight countries. She lives in Chicago with her husband and son.
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