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''Taut, beautiful and savage'' Guardian The stories in Emma Cline''s stunning first collection consider the dark corners of human experience, exploring the fault lines of power between men and women, parents and children, past and present. A man travels to his son''s school to deal with the fallout of a violent attack and to make sure his son will not lose his college place. But what exactly has his son done? And who is to blame? A young woman trying to make it in LA, working in a clothes shop while taking acting classes, turns to a riskier way of making money but will be forced to confront the danger of the game she''s playing. And a family coming together for Christmas struggle to skate over the lingering darkness caused by the very ordinary brutality of a troubled husband and father. Subtle, sophisticated and displaying an extraordinary understanding of human behaviour, these stories are unforgettable.

  • Authors

    Emma Cline

  • Publisher

    Random House Uk

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  • EAN


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  • Poids

    190 g

  • Support principal

    Grand format

Infos supplémentaires : Broché  

Emma Cline

  • Country : France
  • Language : Francais

Emma Cline est née en Californie. Ses écrits de fiction ont paru aux États-Unis dans Tin House et The Paris Review. Elle est la lauréate du prix Plimpton 2014. The Girls est son premier roman ; il paraît aux États-Unis en juin 2016 chez Random House - qui a acquis les droits pour 2 millions de dollars -, et sera publié dans 34 pays étrangers.