The Grownup

Description

A young woman is making a living faking it as a cut-price psychic (with some illegal soft-core sex work on the side). She makes a decent wage mostly by telling people what they want to hear. But then she meets Susan Burke. Susan moved to the city one year ago with her husband and 15-year-old stepson Miles. They live in a Victorian house called Carterhook Manor. Susan has become convinced that some malevolent spirit is inhabiting their home. The young woman doesn't believe in exorcism or the supernatural. However when she enters the house for the first time, she begins to feel it too, as if the very house is watching her, waiting, biding its time . . . The Grownup, which originally appeared as 'What Do You Do?' in George R. R. Martin's Rogues anthology, proves once again that Gillian Flynn is one of the world's most original and skilled voices in fiction.

Details

Author(s)
Gillian Flynn
Format
Paperback | 96 pages
Dimensions
164 x 199 x 10mm | 99g
Publication date
17 Feb 2016
Publisher
Orion Publishing Co
Imprint
WEIDENFELD & NICOLSON
Publication City/Country
London, United Kingdom
Language
English
ISBN10
1474603041
ISBN13
9781474603041
Bestsellers rank
3,416

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