Queenpin

Megan Abbott (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$13.99
Publisher
Simon & Schuster
Publish Date
June 05, 2007
Pages
180
Dimensions
6.33 X 0.49 X 8.39 inches | 0.4 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781416534280

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About the Author

Née à Detroit, Megan Abbott vit aujourd'hui à New York. Docteur en littérature anglaise et américaine, elle s'est imposée en 2006 comme la révélation du jeune roman noir américain et a reçu le prestigieux prix Edgar Allan Poe en 2008 pour Adieu Gloria. Elle collabore à un blog consacré à la littérature criminelle, The Rap Sheet.

Reviews

"Quite a stunning achievement. With Queenpin, her third superb book, Megan Abbott proves beyond all doubt she is the new Queen of Noir."
-- Ken Bruen, author of Priest and American Skin
"Subtle, seductive, stunningly violent, this perfectly executed hardboiled title of complex relationships between grifters is a stone-cold classic."
-- Allan Guthrie, author of Hard Man and Kiss Her Goodbye
"Megan Abbott continues to be my absolute favorite new author."
-- Lisa Scottoline, author of Dirty Blonde
"Classy, daring, and alluringly amoral, Abbott's portrayal of a woman desperate for the "good life" illuminates the deep motives of a femme fatale, as she chooses tough over soft and pleasure within pain in order to satisfy her thrill-seeking personality in an era when opportunities are scarce. A slick, murderous adventure with passion enough to draw any reader inside."
-- Vicki Hendricks, author of Cruel Poetry