The Eighth Girl

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Product Details

Price
$28.99  $26.67
Publisher
William Morrow & Company
Publish Date
Pages
480
Dimensions
6.2 X 9.1 X 1.4 inches | 1.4 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780062931122

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About the Author

Maxine Mei-Fung Chun > is a psychoanalytic psychotherapist and clinical supervisor. Trained in the arts, she worked as a Creative Director for ten years at Condรฉ Nast, The Sunday Times and The Times. She lives in London with her son. The Eighth Girl is her first novel.

Reviews

"I am so impressed. I love Chung's writing: The sheer joy she takes in the tones of the separate personalities, and the skill of her negotiation of what is actually a very complicated plot. It's a brave and ambitious book."--Sabine Durrant, author of Remember Me This Way
"Intricately plotted and sensitively written, The Eighth Girl draws the reader into the dark heart of London's underworld with relentless tension until the shock of the final reveal."--Harriet Tyce, author of Blood Orange
"The Eighth Girl is an exquisite exploration of childhood trauma and its impact on the psyche. Part thriller, part character study, I devoured this novel in one sitting, reflecting on each sentence, each passage, and each astute observation of humanity. A true gem!"--Wendy Walker, bestselling author of The Night Before
"[D]ark and disturbing, this psychological thriller, told in the voice of multiple unreliable narrators, is filled with surprises until the end, and is a fresh take on the suspense genre."--Booklist
"Deftly written by an author whose professional expertise shines through, I was captivated by The Eighth Girl. A dark and disturbing tale set in London's gritty underbelly, The Eighth Girl asks big questions about identity, truth and society."--Adam Hamdy, author of Black 13
"[A] fascinating debut."--Kirkus Reviews
"A multilayered and compelling exploration of Dissociative Identity Disorder. The author's expertise of the subject is clear. Intelligent, sensitive and totally engrossing."--Will Dean, author of the Tuva Moodyson Series
"Fans of psychological thrillers will be curious to see what Mei-Fung Chung comes up with next."--Publishers Weekly
"[S]tunning and disturbing...Chung's compelling debut plumbs the depths of trauma and its long-lasting effects on the human psyche."--Library Journal
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