The snakes

The snakes The gripping Richard and Judy Bookclub Pick Sadie Jones

Family secrets can be deadly...

Newly-weds Dan and Bea decide to escape London. Driving through France in their beaten-up car they anticipate a long lazy summer, worlds away from their ordinary lives.

But their idyll cannot last. Stopping off to see Bea’s brother at his crumbling hotel, the trio are joined unexpectedly by Bea’s ultra-wealthy parents. Dan has never understood Bea’s deep discomfort around them but living together in such close proximity he begins to sense something is very wrong.

Just as tensions reach breaking point, brutal tragedy strikes, exposing decades of secrets and silence that threaten to destroy them all.

  • The Snakes asks serious questions about human nature, avarice and justice, wrapped in the fast-paced rhythms of a thriller. It is written with Jones’s trademark economy and a fierce attention to the nuances of familial cruelty… I finished The Snakes with a juddering heart, strangely close to tears Elizabeth Lowry, Guardian
  • Jones crafts a pitiless shock ending; a denouement that refuses closure and resonates long after the book is set aside… [the ending is] bound to become a talking point Suzi Feay, Financial Times
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Specificaties

ISBN
9781784708825
Uitgever
Vintage UK
Druk
1e
Datum
20-02-2020
Taal
Engels
Bladzijden
448 pp.
Bindwijze
Paperback Paperback
Genre
Thrillers

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