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- Winner of Specsavers National Book Awards: International Author of the Year 2013 (UK); Short-listed for Edgar Award for Best Novel 2013 (UK); Long-listed for IMPAC Dublin Literary Award 2013 (UK)
- Weidenfeld & Nicolson
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THE ADDICTIVE No.1 BESTSELLER AND INTERNATIONAL PHENOMENON OVER 20 MILLION COPIES SOLD WORLDWIDE THE BOOK THAT DEFINES PSYCHOLOGICAL THRILLER Who are you? What have we done to each other? These are the questions Nick Dunne finds himself asking on the morning of his fifth wedding anniversary, when his wife Amy suddenly disappears. The police suspect Nick. Amy's friends reveal that she was afraid of him, that she kept secrets from him. He swears it isn't true. A police examination of his computer shows strange searches. He says they weren't made by him. And then there are the persistent calls on his mobile phone. So what really did happen to Nick's beautiful wife? 'Flynn is a brilliantly accomplished psychological crime writer and this latest book is so dark, so twisted and so utterly compelling that it actually messes with your mind' DAILY MAIL 'A near-masterpiece. Flynn is an extraordinary writer who, with every sentence, makes words do things that other writers merely dream of' SOPHIE HANNAH, Sunday Express 'You think you're reading a good, conventional thriller and then it grows into a fascinating portrait of one averagely mismatched relationship...Nothing's as it seems - Flynn is a fabulous plotter, and a very sharp observer of modern life in the aftermath of the credit crunch' THE TIMES 'One of the most popular thrillers of the year is also one of the smartest... Flynn's book cleverly outpaces its neo-noir trappings and consistently surprises the reader.' FINANCIAL TIMES
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Flynn, an extraordinarily good writer, plays her readers with the finesse and delicacy of an expert angler. She wields her unreliable narrators to stunning effect, baffling, disturbing and delighting in turn, practically guaranteeing an immediate reread once her terrifying, wonderful conclusion is reached... an early contender for thriller of the year, and an absolute must-read. -- Alison Flood * THE OBSERVER * These voices are wonderfully authentic, to the point where the reader becomes a gawker at the full-spectrum of marital dysfunction. Excellent. -- John O'Connor * THE GUARDIAN * Gone Girl is superbly constructed, ingeniously paced and absolutely terrifying... a Five-star suspense mystery. -- AN Wilson * READERS' DIGEST * in this riveting noirish thriller and intense dissection of a marriage, nothing is as it seems. * WOMAN AND HOME * Flynn keeps the accelerator firmly to the floor, ratcheting up the tension with wildly unexpected plot twists, contradictory stories and the tantalising feeling that nothing is as it seems. Deviously good. * MARIE CLAIRE * Read it and stay single. * FINANCIAL TIMES * funny, cunning thriller... the tale takes some stomach-churning turns, right to its chilling conclusion * PSYCHOLOGIES * A chilling, stylish read about another unknowable woman * ELLE * Flynn has created a gripping tale and a page-turner. * LITERARY REVIEW * Immensely dark and deeply intelligent, Gone Girl is a book about how well one person can truly know another * METRO * Flynn is a brilliantly accomplished psychological crime writer and this latest book is so dark, so twisted and so utterly compelling that it actually messes with your mind -- Carla McKay * DAILY MAIL * You think you're reading a good, conventional thriller and then it grows into a fascinating portrait of one averagely mismatched relationship...Nothing's as it seems - Flynn is a fabulous plotter, and a very sharp observer of modern life in the aftermath of the credit crunch -- Kate Saunders * THE TIMES * Flynn's portrait of a woman trying to please an impossible husband is subtly drawn, but there are hints that all is not as it seems. One version of events hides another in a novel that cleverly manipulates the reader -- Joan Smith * SUNDAY TIMES * definitely a contender for thriller of the year... Flynn is, without a doubt, at the front of the pack of American thriller writers. -- Doug Johnstone * THE INDEPENDENT ON SUNDAY * In what is so much more than a straightforward crime novel (with a mid-story twist so shocking you'll drop the book), Flynn unpicks the minutiae of the couple's personalities and relationship * EASY LIVING * A chilling tale of a hip, New York couple's failing marriage: smart, suspenseful and brilliantly written, Gone Girl is a class act * THE INDEPENDENT * a terrifically intelligent thriller with a gasp-inducing twist * GOOD HOUSEKEEPING * she skillfully manages to sustain tension and uncertainty to the end, as well as presenting a beautiful portrait of marriage disintegration -- Marcel Berlins * THE TIMES * This is Flynn's third novel and she's more than found her voice, creating taut, thrilling, deeply intense narratives about characters very much on the edge -- Henry Sutton * DAILY MIRROR * a near-masterpiece. Flynn is an extraordinary writer who, with every sentence, makes words do things that other writers merely dream of" -- Sophie Hannah * SUNDAY EXPRESS * Ms Flynn's latest novel of psychological suspense will confound anyone trying to keep up with her quicksilver mind and diabolical rules of play * INTERNATIONAL HERALD TRIBUNE * Just about everyone I meet, and everyone on Twitter, is telling me it's brilliant, so I can't wait to see what the fuss is all about. -- S.J Watson * SUNDAY EXPRESS * Gripping thriller: Nick's wife, Amy, is missing and he's a suspect. The story is told by Nick, then Amy, but who's telling the truth? * ESSENTIALS * A brilliant switchback ride, you'll beg others to read it so you ca
GILLIAN FLYNN is the author of the #1 SUNDAY TIMES bestseller GONE GIRL, for which she wrote the Golden Globe-nominated screenplay, and the SUNDAY TIMES bestsellers DARK PLACES and SHARP OBJECTS. A former critic for ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY, she lives in Chicago with her husband and children.