Perfect: A Novel

Perfect: A Novel

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11.99 Perfect: A Novel

A spellbinding novel that will resonate with readers of Mark Haddon, Louise Erdrich, and John Irving, Perfect tells the story of a young boy who is thrown into the murky, difficult realities of the adult world with far-reaching consequences.

Byron Hemmings wakes to a morning that looks like any other: his school uniform draped over his wooden desk chair, his sister arguing over the breakfast cereal, the click of his mother’s heels as she crosses the kitchen. But… (more)

Editorial reviews (6 reviews)

Rachel Joyce’s second novel, “Perfect,” is better and less treacly than her first, “The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry.” It is eerier, too.

Perfect stayed with me in between reading binges. When I wasn't reading it, I was thinking about it and when I was reading it, I was immersed in it. It stayed with me well beyond turning the last page.

Joyce is great at building tension, with her prose managing to give huge weight to a menacing comment or a small mistake.

Book Details  

Publisher: Random House (January 14, 2014)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 400 pages

File size: 1.4 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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