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The Body Lies

The Body Lies (Hardback)

By Baker, Jo

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A dark, thrilling new novel from the bestselling author of LONGBOURN: a work of riveting suspense that grapples with how to live as a woman in the world - or in the pages of a book - when the stakes are dangerously high. What if you realised the subject your student is studying i...s you? 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 despite the distractions of a new life and single motherhood, her nerves continue to jangle. To make matters worse, a vicious debate about violence against women inflames the tensions and mounting rivalries in her creative writing group. When a troubled student starts sending in chapters from his novel that blur the lines between fiction and reality, the professor recognises herself as a main character in his book - and he has written her a horrible fate. Will she be able to stop life imitating art before it's too late? At once a breathless cat-and-mouse game and a layered exploration of violence against women in art, The Body Lies is an essential book for our times.
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ISBN 9780857526434
Released AU 13 Jun 2019
Publisher Transworld Publishers
Format Hardback
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ISBN-13 9780857526434
Stock Available
Status Indent title (internationally sourced), usually ships 4-6 weeks
Publisher Transworld Publishers
Imprint Doubleday
Released 13 Jun 2019
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Baker, Jo
Category Modern Fiction
Adventure / Thriller
Number of Pages 288
Dimensions Width: 144mm
Height: 222mm
Spine: 29mm
Dewey Code 823.92
Weight 407g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text Crime, Thriller & Adventure
ONIX Text General/trade

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