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By Chloe Hooper

ISBN-10: 0743225120

ISBN-13: 9780743225120

ISBN-10: 0743225139

ISBN-13: 9780743225137

ISBN-10: 1743142005

ISBN-13: 9781743142004

With the darkish suspense of Donna Tartt’s The mystery History and the frank and stunning eroticism of Josephine Hart, this debut novel tells the tale of a tender teacher’s illicit affair and obsession with a old murder.

Tasmanian schoolteacher Kate Byrne is having an affair with the daddy of her such a lot talented fourth grader, Lucien. Her lover’s spouse has simply released Murder at Black Swan Point, a true-crime tale concerning the brutal slaying of a tender adulteress in a close-by city. Kate herself has turn into so captivated with the homicide and so confident that the broadcast account has all of it flawed that she units approximately writing her personal version—this one for kids, narrated through Australian animals. notwithstanding Lucien’s father brings Kate to existence sexually in encounters of escalating eroticism, he can't boring her obsession. Fixated at the crime of ardour, Kate is changing into much less and no more conscious of the current and of the way her habit may perhaps align her destiny with that of the lifeless lady. Chloe Hooper chillingly captures this younger woman’s unraveling in an excessive, witty, fantastically crafted novel.

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