Gone girl : a novel (Book, 2012) [WorldCat.org]
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Gone girl : a novel

Gone girl : a novel

Author: Gillian Flynn
Publisher: New York : Crown Publishers, [2012] ©2012
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
On a warm summer morning in North Carthage, Missouri, it is Nick and Amy's fifth wedding anniversary. Presents are being wrapped and reservations made when Nick's clever and beautiful wife disappears from their rented McMansion on the Mississippi River. Husband-of-the-year Nick isn't doing himself any favors with cringe-worthy daydreams about the slope and shape of his wife's head, but passages from Amy's diary  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery stories, American
Fictional Work
FICTION / Mystery & Detective / General
FICTION / Suspense
FICTION / Thrillers
Detective and mystery fiction
Thrillers (Fiction)
Mystery fiction
Romans, nouvelles, etc
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gillian Flynn
ISBN: 9780307588364 030758836X 9780307588388 0307588386 9780307588371 0307588378 9781780228228 1780228228
OCLC Number: 753624684
Awards: 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)
Short-listed for Anthony Awards (Novel) 2013
Short-listed for Edgar Allan Poe Awards (Novel) 2013
Short-listed for Macavity Award (Novel) 2013
Short-listed for Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction (Fiction) 2013
Description: 419 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Boy loses girl --
pt. 2. Boy meets girl --
pt. 3. Boy gets girl back (or vice versa).
Responsibility: Gillian Flynn.


How well do you know your lover? The art of marriage truly is the art of war in the new novel from the CWA AWARD-winning author of SHARP OBJECTS and DARK PLACES.  Read more...


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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 Read more...

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Depends on how you look at it

by llca1 (WorldCat user published 2013-07-24) Excellent Permalink

I read some of the other reviews and I can see their point, but I take things more at face value and don't try to read (not a pun here) too much into them. If you are that kind of reader, not always searching for some deeper meaning but looking for entertainment and maybe something light to ponder,...
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by Bambulka (WorldCat user published 2012-09-26) Good Permalink

The novel was very entertaining but the whole sequence of events was a bit incredulous.  Raised interesting views about the Midwest.  The ending felt unrealistic.

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