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Sunburn

Sunburn

Last 2 in stock
ISBN
9780571335664
Published
01/03/2018
9780571335664
Format
Paperback
Price
£12.99
Paperback
304

About the Book

'Every time Laura Lippman comes out with a new book, I get chills because I know I am back in the hands of the master. She is simply a brilliant novelist, an unflinching chronicler of life in America right now, and Sunburn is her dark, gleaming noir gem. Read it.' Gillian Flynn

‘Extraordinary . . . full of just-one-more chapter, stay-up-late suspense, but packed too with nuance, subtlety, observation and humanity.’ Lee Child

‘Note-perfect noir ... not to be missed.’ Megan Abbott

What kind of woman walks out on her family? Gregg knows. The kind of woman he picked up in a bar three years ago precisely because she had that kind of wildcat energy.

And now she’s vanished – at least from the life that he and his kid will live. We’ll follow her, to a new town, a new job, and a new friend, who thinks he has her figured.

So who is this woman who calls herself Polly? How many times has she disappeared before? And who are the shadowy figures so interested in her whereabouts?

Laura Lippman’s brilliant new novel – Anne Tyler's Ladder of Years as if written by James M. Cain – will ensnare you in the life of one of crime fiction's most unforgettable heroines.

'Every time Laura Lippman comes out with a new book, I get chills because I know I am back in the hands of the master. She is simply a brilliant novelist, an unflinching chronicler of life in America right now, and Sunburn is her dark, gleaming noir gem. Read it.' Gillian Flynn‘Extraordinary . . . full of just-one-more chapter, stay-up-late suspense, but packed too with nuance, subtlety, observation and humanity.’ Lee Child‘Note-perfect noir ... not to be missed.’ Megan AbbottWhat kind of woman walks out on her family? Gregg knows. The kind of woman he picked up in a bar three years ago precisely because she had that kind of wildcat energy. And now she’s vanished – at least from the life that he and his kid will live. We’ll follow her, to a new town, a new job, and a new friend, who thinks he has her figured. So who is this woman who calls herself Polly? How many times has she disappeared before? And who are the shadowy figures so interested in her whereabouts? Laura Lippman’s brilliant new novel – Anne Tyler's Ladder of Years as if written by James M. Cain – will ensnare you in the life of one of crime fiction's most unforgettable heroines.
  • Laura Lippman

    Laura Lippman has been awarded every major prize in crime fiction. Since the publication of What the Dead Know, each of her hardcovers has hit the New York Times bestseller list. A recent recipient of the first-ever Mayor's Prize, she lives in Baltimore, New Orleans and New York City with her family. To Find out more about Laura visit www.lauralippman.com

“'Every time Laura Lippman comes out with a new book, I get chills because I know I am back in the hands of the master. She is simply a brilliant novelist, an unflinching chronicler of life in America right now, and Sunburn is her dark, gleaming noir gem. Read it.'”
- Gillian Flynn
“A joy to read ... a classic noir transplanted to the 1990s with a beguiling femme fatale at the centre of the action.”
- Bookseller, Editor's Choice

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