Oligarchy

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(208 Pages)
Product Number: LP4864
Released: 01 Feb, 2020
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781528889735
Publisher: W F Howes
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Oligarchy is the fierce new novel about power, privilege and peer pressure from the bestselling author of The End of Mr. Y. When Tash, daughter of a Russian oligarch, is sent to an English boarding school, she is new to the strange rituals of the girls there. Theirs is a world of strict pecking orders, eating disorders and Instagram angst. While she spends her time with the other girls at the lake and the stables, a hand-picked few are invited to join the Headmaster at his house for extra lessons. Then her friend Bianca mysteriously vanishes, and quickly the routines of her dorm-mates seem darker and more alien than ever before. Oligarchy is a delicious slap in the face; stunningly intelligent, alarmingly modern, hilariously funny, deeply pertinent, true, fantastical and several hankies'-worth of poignant" (LOUISA YOUNG) "An intricate black jewel of a novel. Weeks later I'm still thinking about it" (KIRSTY LOGAN) "PRAISE FOR SCARLETT THOMAS: Entrancing" (NEIL GAIMAN) "Her prose is splendidly alive, full of unexpected phrases and delicious cadences . . . like Pratchett, Thomas blends her flippancy and her philosophy perfectly" (Guardian) "Ingenious and original" (PHILIP PULLMAN) "Thomas has the mesmerising power of a great storyteller" (Financial Times) "Positively luminous - funny, daring, fizzing with ideas and altogether captivating" (Daily Mail) "Filthily gorgeous . . . Imagine Muriel Spark's disreputable niece" (Spectator) "A delightful compound of fantasy and traditional family saga . . . A modern fairytale, with flashes that are savagely funny" (The Times) "Ambitious, thought-provoking fun" (Sunday Times)

Author(s): Scarlett Thomas
Original Publish Date: 01 Feb, 2020

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Author(s): Scarlett Thomas
Product Number WEB346144
Released: 07 Nov, 2019
Business Term: OBOU 2 Years
Publisher: Canongate Books
ISBN: #9781786897817

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