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The Body Lies

Author: Jo Baker

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—A GUARDIAN BEST SUMMER READ— ‘A propulsive #MeToo thriller … fiendishly readable’ GUARDIAN ‘Gripping and fast-paced’ Good Housekeeping ‘Powerful and moving’ ERIN KELLY, author of He Said/She Said When a young writer accepts a job at a university in the remote countryside, it’s meant to be a fresh start, away from the big city and the scene of a violent assault she’s desperate to forget. But when one of her students starts sending in chapters from his novel that blur the lines between fiction and reality, the professor recognises herself as the main character in his book – and he has written her a horrific fate. Will she be able to stop life imitating art before it’s too late? At once a breathless battle-of-wits and a disarming exploration of sexual politics, The Body Lies is an essential book for our times. ___________________ ‘Outstanding’ CLARE MACKINTOSH ‘A literary exploration of consent, entitlement and how narratives can be bent, misappropriated and wrested back. I loved it’ SARAH VAUGHAN ‘A propulsive #MeToo thriller.’ GUARDIAN ‘Gripping. The perfect marriage of risky literary fiction and full-on thriller’ MARIA SEMPLE ‘Page-turning thriller and examination of how women’s bodies are treated, in life and in fiction.’ THE BOOKSELLER ‘A novelist with a gift for intimate and atmospheric storytelling’ FINANCIAL TIMES ‘Baker’s heroine is one of the most believable I’ve seen on the page in a long time…nuanced, non-linear, lifelike’ TLS show more

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Weight 398 g
Author

Jo Baker

Publisher

Transworld Publishers Ltd

Binding

Hardback

ISBN-10

085752643X

Dimensions

129 x 198 x 27

Language

English

Country of Pub

United Kingdom

Book Condition

New

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