The Fever

The Fever

by Megan Abbott

Paperback / softback Publication Date: 18/06/2015

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"Dark, disturbing, strangely beautiful and utterly unshakeable." Gillian Flynn

Deenie, Gabby and Lise are best friends - a tight girl-unit negotiating their way through the troubled waters of their teens, a world of sex, secrets and intense relationships.

When first Lise then Gabby falls prey to a mysterious illness, hysteria sweeps their school and, as more girls succumb, Deenie finds herself an outsider, baffled by the terrifying illness and scared that it could all be because of something she has done.

Suffering with Deenie are her dad and her brother, both protective of Deenie, but each with secrets of their own . . .

The Fever is an explosive novel in which Megan Abbott explores the lethal power of guilt and desire, and how mass hysteria can grip a community, making real our deepest fears.

PRAISE FOR THE FEVER

"The book to beat... in the "Is it the next Gone Girl?" sweepstakes" Janet Maslin, New York Times

"The lives of teenage girls are dangerous, beautiful things in Abbott's stunning seventh novel"Kirkus

"An amazing novel . . . dripping with tension and bubbling with burgeoning sexuality" The Herald
ISBN:
9781447226338
9781447226338
Category:
Contemporary fiction
Format:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
18-06-2015
Publisher:
Pan Macmillan
Country of origin:
United Kingdom
Pages:
320
Dimensions (mm):
196x131x20mm
Weight:
0.22kg
Megan Abbott

Megan Abbott is the author of The End of Everything, Dare Me (CWA Steel Dagger shortlist) and The Fever (Strand Critics Award for Best Novel of the Year and International Thriller Writers Best Hardcover Novel of the Year). She is co-writer of the smash-hit Sky Atlantic drama The Deuce. She lives in Queens, New York.

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