The Truants

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Author(s): Kate Weinberg
Original Publish Date: Jan 28, 2020
Product Number: EB00759129
Released: Jan 28, 2020
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9780525541981
Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons
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"[A] hypnotic debut. . . .[An] uncommonly clever whodunit."--New York Times Book Review Perfect for lovers of Agatha Christie and The Secret History, The Truants is a seductive, unsettling, and beautifully written debut novel of literary suspense--a thrilling exploration of deceit, first love, and the depths to which obsession can drive us. "Deftly plotted and with vivid, compelling characters." --Jojo Moyes "A fresh, smart, exciting voice." --Elin Hilderbrand People disappear when they most want to be seen. Jess Walker has come to a concrete campus under the flat gray skies of East Anglia for one reason: to be taught by the mesmerizing and rebellious Dr. Lorna Clay, whose seminars soon transform Jess's thinking on life, love, and Agatha Christie. Swept up in Lorna's thrall, Jess falls in with a tightly knit group of rule-breakers--Alec, a courageous South African journalist with a nihilistic streak; Georgie, a seductive, pill-popping aristocrat; and Nick, a handsome geologist with layers of his own. But the dynamic between the friends begins to darken, until a tragedy shatters their friendships and love affairs, and reveals a terrible secret. Soon Jess must face the question she fears most: what is the true cost of an extraordinary life? An Entertainment Weekly Best Book of January A USA Today Must-Read Book of Winter An Observer Book of the Year (UK) A Marie Claire Top 5 Christmas Read (UK) A Times Best New Crime Novel (UK) A Guardian Top 10 Golden Age Detective Novel An Irish Times Best Debut of 2019 An Apple Books Pick for January

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Author(s): Kate Weinberg
Narrator(s): Olivia Dowd
Product Number Z100150899
Released: Jan 28, 2020
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Books on Tape
ISBN: #9780593107195