Eileen: Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2016

Ottessa Moshfegh

Format: Paperback / softback

Publisher: Vintage Publishing

Published: 18th Aug '16

£8.99

*SHORTLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2016**SHORTLISTED FOR THE CWA NEW BLOOD DAGGER AWARD 2016* Trapped between caring for her alcoholic father and her job as a secretary at the boys’ prison, Eileen Dunlop dreams of escaping to the big city.

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*SHORTLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2016**SHORTLISTED FOR THE CWA NEW BLOOD DAGGER AWARD 2016* Trapped between caring for her alcoholic father and her job as a secretary at the boys’ prison, Eileen Dunlop dreams of escaping to the big city. In the meantime, her nights and weekends are filled with shoplifting and cleaning up her increasingly deranged father’s messes.When the beautiful, charismatic Rebecca Saint John arrives on the scene as the new counsellor at the prison, Eileen is enchanted, unable to resist what appears to be a miraculously budding friendship. But soon, Eileen’s affection for Rebecca pull her into a crime that far surpasses even her own wild imagination.’Fully lives up to the hype. A taut psychological thriller, rippled with comedy as black as a raven’s wing, Eileen is effortlessly stylish and compelling’ The Times

Additional information

Weight 0.192 kg
Dimensions 17 × 129 × 198 mm
Page Count 272