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Marisha Pessl grew up in Asheville, North Carolina, and now lives in New York City. Special Topics in Calamity Physics, her debut novel, was a bestseller in both hardcover and paperback. It won the 2006 John Sargent Sr. First Novel Prize (now the Center for Fiction’s Flaherty-Dunnan First Novel Prize), and was selected as one of the 10 Best Books of the Year by The New York Times Book Review. Her new novel, Night Film, comes out August 20, 2013.Marisha's Facebook:
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Bittersweet-Reader Thriller
11 nervenaufreibende Leseproben (German Edition)
Chelsea Bobulski, Eileen Cook, James Dashner, Juno Dawson, Megan Miranda, Lauren Oliver, Marisha Pessl, Roxanne St. Claire, Rachel Ward - 2020-07-30
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This thrilling reader's package contains eleven heart-stopping novels that will have you on the edge of your seat. Featuring compelling samples from talented authors like James Dashner, Rachel Ward, and Lauren Oliver, this collection is not for the faint of heart. Get ready to be hooked from the very first page with these gripping and suspenseful stories.
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Neverworld Wake
Marisha Pessl - 2018-06-05
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A group of former friends must face a life-altering decision when they discover time has become stuck in a mysterious limbo. One of them returns to the seaside estate where they shared secrets and memories, hoping to solve the dark questions surrounding the death of a beloved friend. But as the night wears on, the group realizes they may be trapped in a never-ending cycle, and their only chance at escaping is to make a terrible choice. Startling and surreal, this book will keep you gripped until the very end.
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Rentrée littéraire
Carole Martinez, Clélia Anfray, Gaëlle Bantegnie, Amélie (de) Bourbon Parme, Marie Causse, Elena Costa, Michaël Ferrier, Cynthia Fleury, Tristan Garcia, Jean Hatzfeld, Félicité Herzog, Isabelle Jarry, Alain Jaubert, Hédi Kaddour, Fabrice Loi, Marisha Pessl, Joydeep Roy-Bhattacharya, Jean-François Samlong, Boualem Sansal, Jon Kalman Stefansson - 2015-06-18
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Discover the latest French Literature hits through this package of excerpts detailing the 20 book titles released in 2015 by Gallimard Editions. The selection includes works from authors like Marisha Pessl and Boualem Sansal. Gain access to sample chapters and biographies of each author. Get ahead of the game and find your next captivating read today.
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Night Film
A Novel
Marisha Pessl - 2014-07-01 (first published in 2013)
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This gripping mystery follows investigative journalist Scott McGrath as he delves into the life and death of 24-year-old Ashley Cordova. While her death is ruled a suicide, McGrath suspects foul play and uncovers the eerie, hypnotic world of her reclusive and legendary cult-horror film director father, Stanislaus Cordova. With revenge and the need for truth propelling him forward, McGrath risks everything to uncover the unspeakable truth behind this cursed family dynasty.
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Special Topics in Calamity Physics
Marisha Pessl - 2006-08-03
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A thrilling tale of mystery and tragedy awaits in this captivating novel centered around Blue van Meer and her experiences at an elite school. Drawn to a charismatic teacher and her group of friends, Blue's past and present collide in unexpected ways as she grapples with a series of harrowing events. With only her wit and wide cultural knowledge to guide her, Blue is tasked with unraveling the mystery in this explosive, heart-wrenching read.