Miranda is young, rich and famous, frantically filling the void in her life with designer people, designer labels and designer drugs. But Jeff's death makes Miranda think again. After all, she doesn't want to be an afterthought before she reaches 20!
So much talent, so young a writer! Hard-edged, savage, funny, brilliant. - Fay Weldon
Normal Girl is a searing, bitchy, funny novel about priviledge in wretched excess and the accidental nature of grace--a fin de siecle East Coast Less Than Zero from the female point of view. Molly Jong-Fast is a prodigy. Parents everywhere should be horrified by this deeply impressive debut. - Jay McInerney
breathtakingly fast and accomplished first novel. Not only can Miss Jong-Fast write like an angel, she is also capable of genuine emotion - Daily Mail
It is part autobiography, part daughter's revenge and part elaboration of her new-found, old fashioned prescription for living - Philip Delves Broughton, Weekend Telegraph
a snappy and sassy tale of New York upper-class deprivation in the mould of Bret Easton Ellis - Image Magazine
[Normal Girl] is already poised to be as talked-about as Fear of Flying - Brendan Lemon, Interview Magazine
it sparkles with an acerbic wit while providing a wry commentary on fashionable NYC society that holds its own alongside Molly's contemporary literary heroes like Tama Janowitz and Bret Easton Ellis.' - The Face
Sex and the City meets Boogie Nights, with a touch of Carrie Fisher and a twist of Generation X. - Times
Molly Jong-Fast is the daughter and granddaughter of distinguished writers: writing is in her blood. After much publicised battles with drugs, alcohol and eating disorders, she is a powerful voice for her generation. Molly Jong-Fast lives in Manhattan.