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A Ladder to the Sky: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9781984823014
Availability: Out of stock, usually available in 3-10 days
Published: Hogarth - November 13th, 2018

John Boyne, author of my favorite book of last year, The Heart's Invisible Furies is back with a deliciously twisted tale of a not very talented, but incredibly ambitious novelist, one Maurice Swift. If you are a fan of Patricia Highsmith's The Talented Mr. Ripley you will love this. Maurice is a master at seducing more talented writers both male and female and purloining their work, leaving damaged, destroyed lives in his wake. By turns hilariously funny and horribly cruel A Ladder to the Sky is a great read.