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Our Kind of Cruelty By Araminta Hall

Our Kind of Cruelty by Araminta Hall

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Our Kind of Cruelty: The most addictive psychological thriller of 2018, tipped by Gillian Flynn and Lisa Jewell by Araminta Hall

Passion. Obsession. Murder. `Simply one of the most disturbing thrillers I've read in years. In short I loved it, right down to the utterly chilling final line' - Gillian Flynn, author of GONE GIRL _________________________________ Mike and Verity have a special game. The Crave. They play it to prove what they already know: that Verity loves Mike. That she needs Mike. Even though she's marrying another man. Now Mike knows that the stakes of their private game are rising. This time, someone has to die... _________________________________ 'A taut, nasty thriller about what society does to women who like sex. I loved it!' INDIA KNIGHT 'A propulsive and addictive study of the darkness of obsessive love. I was completely gripped from the first word to the last.' LISA JEWELL 'As merciless a thriller as I've ever read. Astonishingly dark and sensationally accomplished.' AJ FINN, author of The Woman in the Window `A tense intelligent thriller that kept me gripped and guessing until the last page - and thinking long after that.' ERIN KELLY 'A searing, chilling sliver of perfection... may well turn out to be the year's best thriller.' NEW YORK TIMES SUMMER READING ISSUE 'Readers of weary of domestic noir should pick up Our Kind of Cruelty, a splendidly written novel that gives the genre a shot in the arm ... pacily written and hugely involving... I was gripped until the last pages.' DAILY EXPRESS `A taut, fascinating psychological thriller. Original and powerful. Be prepared for questions to linger in your head for a long time afterward.' JULIA HEABERLIN `Toxic love, obsession, and the unflinching unravelling of a mind. Scarily plausible, a great read.' ALI LAND 'Chilling. Disturbing. Addictive. I couldn't put this down.' EMMA FLINT 'Like watching a slow motion car-crash through splayed fingers' TAMMY COHEN `An addictive dive into dangerous, extreme obsession. A must-read' JULIA CROUCH 'the orchestration of suspense is masterly' FINANCIAL TIMES 'disturbing and thrilling' DAILY MAIL 'This brilliant, thought-provoking thriller will keep you up at night' BEST MAGAZINE 'Darkly addictive, this is set to be one of the most talked-about thrillers of the year' HEAT MAGAZINE 'I devoured this gripping, unsettling, and brilliantly constructed thriller in one gulp' WOMAN AND HOME

Our Kind of Cruelty Reviews

"Simply one of the most disturbing thrillers I've read in years. In short, I loved it, right down to the utterly chilling final line." * Gillian Flynn *
"I tore through Our Kind of Cruelty - toxic love, obsession and the unflinching unravelling of a mind. Scarily plausible, a great read." * Ali Land *
"A propulsive and addictive study of the darkness of obsessive love. I was completely gripped from the first word to the last!" * Lisa Jewell *
"A tense, intelligent thriller which kept me gripped and guessing until the last page, and thinking long after that." * Erin Kelly *
"An addictive dive into dangerous, extreme obsession. A must-read for 2018" * Julia Crouch *
"Addictive and disturbing - like watching a slow motion car-crash through splayed fingers" * Tammy Cohen *
"Chilling. Disturbing. Addictive. Couldn't put this down." * Emma Flint *
"A perfect nightmare of a novel - as merciless a thriller as I've ever read. Astonishingly dark and sensationally accomplished." * AJ Finn *
"One of the most unsettling books I have read in a while - but brilliant ... Obsessive love has never been written so frighteningly in my book." * Woman's Way *
"Hall's feat of realising Mike's voice is brilliantly sustained ... and the novel gains a strong second wind by latterly turning into a courtroom drama." * Sunday Times *
"A story of obsession and self-delusion, as well as the pain that intense passion can bring, it is disturbing and thrilling." * Daily Mail *
"Readers of weary of domestic noir should pick up Our Kind of Cruelty, a splendidly written novel that gives the genre a shot in the arm ... pacily written and hugely involving .. I was gripped until the last pages." * Daily Express *
"A searing, chilling sliver of perfection . . . [Our Kind of Cruelty] may well turn out to be the year's best thriller." * The New York Times *
"In Araminta Hall's skilled hands, her narrator, Mike Hayes, becomes quite addictive company ... what makes Our Kind Of Cruelty so memorable is not its psychological portrait of a dysfunctional male, but the slow-burning thrills and chills... a highly enjoyable ride. " * Daily Express *
"Darkly addictive, this is set to be one of the most talked-about thrillers of the year" * Heat *
"This brilliant, thought-provoking thriller will keep you up at night" * Best *
"A chilling, thought-provoking portrait of obsessive love and desire" * What Cathy Read Next blog *
"If you liked The Girl on the Train and Apple Tree Yard you'll love Our Kind of Cruelty...A gripping courtroom drama, with a surprising feminist message" * Stylist *

About Araminta Hall

Araminta Hall has worked as a writer, journalist and teacher. Her first novel, Everything & Nothing, was published in 2011 and became a Richard & Judy read that year. Her second, Dot, was published in 2013. She teaches creative writing at New Writing South in Brighton, where she lives with her husband and three children. Her latest book, Our Kind of Cruelty, is a deeply unsettling thriller of a love story, in which a secret game between lovers has deadly consequences...

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GOR009005426
9781780898247
178089824X
Our Kind of Cruelty: The most addictive psychological thriller of 2018, tipped by Gillian Flynn and Lisa Jewell by Araminta Hall
Used - Like New
Hardback
Cornerstone
2018-05-03
368
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