THE ADDICTIVE No.1 BESTSELLER AND INTERNATIONAL PHENOMENON
OVER 20 MILLION COPIES SOLD WORLDWIDE
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, 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.These voices are wonderfully authentic, to the point where the reader becomes a gawker at the full-spectrum of marital dysfunction. Excellent.Gone Girl is superbly constructed, ingeniously paced and absolutely terrifying... a Five-star suspense mystery.in this riveting noirish thriller and intense dissection of a marriage, nothing is as it seems.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.Read it and stay single.funny, cunning thriller... the tale takes some stomach-churning turns, right to its chilling conclusionA chilling, stylish read about another unknowable womanFlynn has created a gripping tale and a page-turner.Immensely dark and deeply intelligent, Gone Girl is a book about how well one person can truly know anotherFlynn 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 mindYou 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 crunchFlynn'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 readerdefinitely a contender for thriller of the year... Flynn is, without a doubt, at the front of the pack of American thriller writers.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 relationshipA chilling tale of a hip, New York couple's failing marriage: smart, suspenseful and brilliantly written, Gone Girl is a class acta terrifically intelligent thriller with a gasp-inducing twistshe skillfully manages to sustain tension and uncertainty to the end, as well as presenting a beautiful portrait of marriage disintegrationThis 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 edgea near-masterpiece. Flynn is an extraordinary writer who, with every sentence, makes words do things that other writers merely dream of"Ms Flynn's latest novel of psychological suspense will confound anyone trying to keep up with her quicksilver mind and diabolical rules of playJust 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.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?A brilliant switchback ride, you'll beg others to read it so you can discuss it with themGone Girl confirms that Gillian Flynn is the smartest new crime writer for years.Toxic marriage simmers in this thriller with a gasp-inducing twist.The set-up is simple: girl goes missing, husband looks increasingly suspect. But there's much more going on beneath the surface of this fiendishly clever thriller"Single-handedly defines a genre of Media GothicExhilarating and creepy, it has sent me rushing off to her other novels.a brilliant, darkly comic taleOne 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.A completely gripping account of a dysfunctional (is there any other sort?) marriage.Read Gone Girl: The Thriller of 2012... Flynn relentlessly plays with her reader, dangling hints and hushing up truths through two narrators who become more and more unreliable as the plot unravels.A stunning psychological thriller to send a chill through the heart of every married couple... Read it now, it is that good.An utterly gripping thrillerGone Girl should be the big poolside read this year. Fresh out om paperback, it's a page-turning abduction mystery with an awful lot of twists.A tautly written thriller about the unravelling of a marriage that is deservedly topping the bestseller charts.The story of a husband searching for his vanished wife has everything - psychological acuity, humour, an unflagging pace and more twists than you could hope for in your most serpentine dreams...a sumptuous, satisfying read.The story-telling is incredibly compelling, with the cunning opening mystery soon turning down unpredictable routes, while the characters are superbly believable. No wonder it's the book that everyone seems to be reading.If you haven't yet caught up with this word-of-mouth bestseller - about a woman's mysterious disappearance and the secrets she and her husband are keeping - get hold of it soon. It really does live up to the hype.I'm currently reading Gone Girl
, a brilliant novel about how we never quite know the people we fall in love with. It's one of those novels that you discuss endlessly with your closest friends.This thriller is the must-read of the year.(GONE GIRL) turned the rules of your average psychological thriller inside-out...it's breathtakingThere are two sides to every story... The international phenomenon and No.1 bestseller that was made into a major motion picture starring Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike. Includes Reading Group Notes.Gillian Flynn
is the bestselling author of three novels, including the international phenomenon Gone Girl
. Her first novel, Sharp Objects
, was the winner of two CWA Daggers and was shortlisted for the Gold Dagger, and her second, Dark Places
, was adapted into a film starring Charlize Theron. Gone Girl
was a massive No.1 bestseller, with over 15 million sales worldwideand was made into a critically-acclaimed, smash-hit film by David Fincher, starring Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike. The screenplay was written by Gillian Flynn and was nominated for a Golden Globe and a Bafta. Her short story, 'The Grownup', won the Edgar Award for Best Short Story in 2015. Gillian also served as writer and executive producer for the television series of Sharp Objects
, starring Amy Adams and directed by Jean-Marc VallÃ©e.
The Ddictive No. 1 US Bestseller that everyon eis talking about
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 did happen to Nick's beautiful wife?
'Gone Girl is a book you'll be begging other people to read, just so you can discuss it with them' Mail on Sunday
GONE GIRL was the bestselling book of 2013 in the UK (print and ebook sales combined), and has now sold in excess of 1.7 million copies.GONE GIRL the movie has been produced by Reese Witherspoon and directed by the legendary David Fincher with a stellar cast, including Ben Affleck as Nick and Rosamund Pike as Amy.DARK PLACES is also due for cinematic release, with OSCAR-winner Charlize Theron in the starring role.GONE GIRL won the BEST INTERNATIONAL BOOK AWARD at the 2013 SPECSAVERS NATIONAL BOOK AWARDS.Gillian Flynn's first novel, SHARP OBJECTS, won two CWA DAGGERS, as well as being shortlisted for the GOLD DAGGER and an EDGAR.Our total sales of Gillian Flynn's books are over 4.7 million