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The Grownup - Gillian Flynn
The Grownup
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Gillian Flynn’s Edgar Award-winning homage to the classic ghost story, published for the first time as a standaloneA canny young woman is struggling to survive by perpetrating various levels of mostly harmless fraud. On a rainy April morning, she is reading auras at Spiritual Palms when Susan... show more
Gillian Flynn’s Edgar Award-winning homage to the classic ghost story, published for the first time as a standaloneA canny young woman is struggling to survive by perpetrating various levels of mostly harmless fraud. On a rainy April morning, she is reading auras at Spiritual Palms when Susan Burke walks in. A keen observer of human behavior, our unnamed narrator immediate
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Format: ebook
ISBN: 9780804188982 (080418898X)
ASIN: B0138OACAW
Pages no: 64
Edition language: English
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Regan Readin' & Ravin'
Regan Readin' & Ravin' rated it
5.0 The Grownup ~ Gillian Flynn
I didn't stop giving hand jobs because I wasn't good at it. I stopped giving hand jobs because I was the best at it. Skilled as a con artist from a young age, an unnamed woman has morphed her business of deception as a soft-core sex worker and then later, a psychological intuitive. When she meets Su...
READful thoughts from Bookingham Palace
READful thoughts from Bookingham Palace rated it
4.0 Gillian, you're a f*cking psycho...and I love it!
Super short - read this in less than an hour. But yeah, typical Gillian. You know there's going to be a twist, so you keep waiting for it and trying to figure it out, and damn if she doesn't just surprise you anyways! And even when the twist is revealed...is it really what it seems? Okay, now we kno...
Just a book blog
Just a book blog rated it
3.0 The Grownup
The unnamed narrator is leaving her old job of pro hand job giver and moving on to fortune teller. As a fortune teller she meets a mousy woman named Susan Burke. Susan hires the unnamed narrator to cleanse her old house of evil. But she may be in over her head. I liked the main character; actually...
Kaethe
Kaethe rated it
5.0 The Grownup - Gillian Flynn
I read it in Rogues, so maybe I enjoyed it more than everyone else because I had the short story context. That and I really enjoy the double-cross, the triple-cross, etc. ad infinitum. Library copy
The Reading Perusals of Rose Summers
The Reading Perusals of Rose Summers rated it
3.5 Review: The Grownup by Gillian Flynn
Quick review for a quick read. Moral of this story: never take any of Gillian Flynn's characters at face value. They will screw you over every chance they get.I took this short story to be a good example of dark humor with multiple unreliable narrators. I found myself liking it while at the same tim...
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