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Leave the World Behind

A Novel

Rumaan Alam

A magnetic novel about two families, strangers to each other, who are forced together on a long weekend gone terribly wrongAmanda and Clay head out to a remote corner of Long Island expecting a vacation: a quiet reprieve from life in New York City, quality time with their teenage son and daughter, and a taste of the good life in the luxurious home ...
Publish Date
October 6
Goodreads rating
Aug 02, 2020
I INHALED @Rumaan’s new book LEAVE THE WORLD BEHIND. I raced to the end, heart pounding, desperate to know how it ended. It’s a beautiful, delicious, terrifying novel. I want to read it again. Preorder now.      source
Jan 16, 2021
5/ Leave the World Behind by @Rumaan. Mind-bending. Underlined a line in the middle of the book that sums up the book (and the experience reading it): "Whatever they thought they understood was not wrong but irrelevant." Unsettling, provocative, original.      source
Feb 18, 2021
@gamedev_fitness @Rumaan I still think about this book at least once a day and I read it a couple of months back. It sticks with me!      source