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The Closer I Get
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The Closer I Get (Paperback)

£8.99
Pre-order. Despatched on publication 11/07/2019

Synopsis

A compulsive, disturbingly relevant, twisty and powerful psychological, social-media thriller from the bestselling author of The Black Path



'An intense, tightly calibrated thriller' Huffington Post



Tom is a successful author, but he's struggling to finish his novel. His main distraction is an online admirer, Evie, who simply won't leave him alone.

Evie is smart, well read and unstable; she lives with her father and her social-media friendships are not only her escape, but everything she has.



When she's hit with a restraining order, her world is turned upside down, and Tom is free to live his life again, to concentrate on writing.



But things aren't really adding up. For Tom is distracted but also addicted to his online relationships, and when they take a darker, more menacing turn, he feels powerless to change things. Because maybe he needs Evie more than he's letting on.



A compulsive, disturbingly relevant, twisty and powerful psychological thriller, The Closer I Get is also a searing commentary on the fragility and insincerity of online relationships, and the danger that can lurk just one `like' away...

Fiction & PoetryCrime & Thrillers Publisher: Orenda Books Publication Date: 11/07/2019 ISBN-13: 9781912374779  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
Availability: Pre-order. Despatched on publication 11/07/2019 Pre-Order

Paul Burston is the author of five novels and the editor of two short story collections. His books include Shameless, The Black Path (longlisted for the Guardian's Not The Booker Prize 2016), and Lovers & Losers (shortlisted for a Stonewall Award). He was a founding editor of Attitude magazine and has written for publications including the Guardian, Independent, Time Out, Times, and Sunday Times. He is the founder and host of London's award-winning LGBT+ literary salon Polari and founder and chair of The Polari First Book Prize for new writing.

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