Beneath the Surface: The closer the family, the darker the secrets [Hardback]

  • Formāts: Hardback, 400 pages, height x width x depth: 240x162x36 mm, weight: 629 g
  • Izdošanas datums: 11-Jul-2019
  • Izdevniecība: Michael Joseph Ltd
  • ISBN-10: 0718189787
  • ISBN-13: 9780718189785
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  • Formāts: Hardback, 400 pages, height x width x depth: 240x162x36 mm, weight: 629 g
  • Izdošanas datums: 11-Jul-2019
  • Izdevniecība: Michael Joseph Ltd
  • ISBN-10: 0718189787
  • ISBN-13: 9780718189785
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THE STUNNING NEW SUNDAY TIMES TOP 10 BESTSELLER FROM THE AUTHOR OF THE BETRAYALS AND THE GOOD GIRL 'No one writes about modern family with more truth or authenticity than Fiona Neill' Lisa Jewell Everyone is talking about Grace's family. Once it was for all the right reasons - now it's for all the wrong ones. Grace is determined to give her daughters the idyllic childhood she never had. Teenage Lilly is everyone's golden girl, the one Grace never has to worry about - unlike ten-year-old Mia, whose wild imagination often gets her into trouble. But when Lilly suddenly collapses at school, Grace's carefully ordered world is turned upside down. Because it soon turns out that Lilly wasn't the perfect daughter after all. Grace is fixated on discovering the truth about Lilly. Which is when she takes her eyes off Mia . . . Beneath the Surface, the stunning new novel from Sunday Times bestseller Fiona Neill, explores the consequences of family expectations and the burden of keeping secrets. __________ 'Well-paced and intriguing' Daily Mail 'A rich, dark and satisfying read about the complexities of modern family life. I adored it' Jane Fallon 'Neill describes human dysfunction with such compelling empathy . . . richly tense and deeply satisfying. I didn't want to finish!' Hilary Boyd 'Beautifully told with great suspense' Rachel Hore 'The perfect read to lose yourself in on holiday this summer' Isabelle Broom, Woman & Home Reading Room 'With her trademark dark humour and incisive observations of family life, Neill takes the reader on a fascinating, moving and intelligent journey to the truth' Gillian McAllister Praise for Fiona Neill: 'A novel made for heated book club debates' Stylist 'Vivid and insightful' Guardian

Recenzijas

The Hot List * Inside Soap * Contemporary issues are tackled here with both humour and realism, making for an engrossing read * My Weekly * Cracking * Prima * I thoroughly enjoyed this brilliantly observed novel about a family in meltdown -- Kathryn Hughes Neill's plotting is beyond compare . . . an utterly absorbing account of deception and desire -- Nicola Moriarty Neill's characters are so cleverly depicted, you feel as if you've met at least one of them before * Vogue * A rollicking read that should not be picked up at bedtime, or you'll be done for in terms of a good night's sleep * Stylist * Sometimes touching, sometimes shocking * Daily Mail * Neill writes with verve, honesty and breathtaking insight. Utterly unputdownable -- Helen Walsh Thought-provoking and stands out from the crowd * Grazia * A vivid and insightful portrayal of a family in crisis; Neill's writing is incisive, smart and at times darkly funny. A writer at the top of her game -- Gillian McAllister A topical, tense and addictive read * Good Housekeeping * Vivid and insightful, and Neill has a trained eye for the pressures and poignancies of modern family life * Guardian * A novel made for heated book club debates * Stylist * Raises all kinds of contemporary issues with wit and sensitivity * Times * Exquisitely drawn and perfectly realised, no one writes about modern family with more truth and authenticity than Fiona Neill -- Lisa Jewell Praise for Fiona Neill * - * It's a tense, intricate and whip-smart drama that peels back the lid of a seemingly 'perfect' family and reveals the dark truth underneath. The characters are brilliantly drawn, the bubbling undercurrent of foreboding is palpable and there's a slam-dunk of a twist too. The perfect read to lose yourself in on holiday this summer * Isabelle Broom, Woman & Home Reading Room * An acutely observed story of the complex dynamics of family life and the challenges of navigating young friendships and relationships. Neill has created utterly believable, flawed yet likeable characters and a gripping drama * WI Life * This deft study of family dynamic sees Grace wanting to give her two daughters a better life than she had * Prima, Best Holiday Reads * One of the most intelligent, engaging and perceptive writers about family life . . . beautifully told with great suspense. It is impossible not to become engrossed in the trials and tribulations of the Vermuyden family as secret histories unravel * Rachel Hore, author of the Memory Garden * A rich, dark and satisfying read about the complexities of modern family life. I adored it * Jane Fallon, bestselling author of Faking Friends * With her trademark dark humour and incisive observations of family life, Neill takes the reader on a fascinating, moving and intelligent journey to the truth * Gillian McAllister, bestselling author of No Further Questions * Neill describes human dysfunction with such compelling empathy . . . richly tense and deeply satisfying. I didn't want to finish! * Hilary Boyd, bestselling author of The Anniversary * A sophisticated parable of modern family life . . . Well-paced and intriguing * Daily Mail *

Papildus informācija

The stunning new psychological family drama from the Sunday Times bestselling author of The Betrayals and The Good Girl.
Fiona Neill is an author and journalist who has written five Sunday Times bestsellers. Her last novel, The Betrayals, sold over 130,000 copies and was a Richard & Judy Book Club selection. Fiona worked as a foreign correspondent in Central America for six years and returned to the UK as assistant editor on Marie Claire before joining The Times Magazine as assistant editor. She has written features for many publications including The Times, Sunday Times Style, and the Telegraph Magazine as well as having written a screenplay of her first novel for the BFI. Fiona grew up in rural North Norfolk and lives in London with her husband and three children.