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Sharp Objects by Gillian Flynn
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Jun 22, 07

bookshelves: suspense-thrillers, midwest-america
Read in February, 2007

Chicago-based Gillian Flynn writes a first novel that, in the guise of a thriller, provides a startlingly sharp look at American small town life. Nearly every section ends with a cruel revelation of character, a townperson’s creepy off-the-cuff remark, or an insight into narrator Camille Preaker that you’re not sure you wanted to have. Sharp Objects is wildly successful at what it is: a mystery, and a vision of a town culture so inbred by backbiting gossip that personalities seem as deformed as the Hapsburg lip.
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