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Truants

a novel

by Carlson, Ron.

  • 157 Want to read
  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Norton in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementRon Carlson.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3553.A733 T7 1981
The Physical Object
Pagination255 p. ;
Number of Pages255
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4108923M
ISBN 100393013839
LC Control Number80023781
OCLC/WorldCa6602717

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The Truants is told entirely by Jess and is difficult to categorise, to the point where I would say it's just a good story, and an admirable debut by Kate Weinberg. What begins as a group of students having fun soon twists into something Truants book entirely as Jess realises that none of her new acquaintances are quite as they seem/5(9).

The Truants was the first book I finished inand though it was a different sort of story, a little hard to categorize, it definitely started off my reading year on the right path.

Note: I received an electronic copy of this book from G.P Putnam’s Sons (via Edelweiss) in /5(7). Lorna is the author of The Truants, a brilliant work arguing that great artists must destroy their personal lives to create, which has captured Jess’ imagination ever since she was given the book by her uncle.

Once Jess starts college in East Anglia, she strikes up a friendship with Truants book, a wealthy socialite with a proclivity to dipping Author: Kate Weinberg.

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Putnam's Sons, pp., ★★★½ out of four) is set in the intoxicating and sometimes toxic world of higher education. Jess is Author: Patty Rhule. About The Truants “[A] hypnotic debut[An] uncommonly clever whodunit.”–New York Times Book Review Perfect for lovers of Agatha Christie and The Secret History, The Truants is a seductive, unsettling, and beautifully written debut novel of literary suspense–a thrilling exploration of deceit, first love, and the depths Truants book which obsession can drive us.

'A must read for fans of mystery novels. Cleverly written and relentlessly intriguing, The Truants is the perfect novel for inquisitive minds to escape into' Marie Claire 'A hypnotic debut Madly original' New York Times Book Review 'The book you'll fall in love with' Stylist.

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"Deftly plotted Brand: Penguin Publishing Group. The Truants is Lee Markham's debut novel and in some ways, it shows. I admit I had a love-hate relationship with this book.

It was a bit esoteric for me and the author had an annoying habit of just listing the character's actions/5.

Kate Weinberg’s sizzling debut novel The Truants revolves around a fictional book also called The Truants, and it opens with a fan letter to its author sent by the she explains in her mash note, Jessica Walker will be attending college at the University of East Anglia — a brutalist backwater in the middle of nowhere — mainly for the opportunity to escape the crushing Author: Marion Winik.

About The Truants 'Think The Secret History meets Agatha Christie' Red People disappear when they most want to be seen. Jess Walker, middle child of a middle class family, has perfected the art of vanishing in plain sight.

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ReferencesAuthor: A.E.W. Mason. (New York Times Book Review) Perfect for lovers of Agatha Christie and The Secret History, The Truants is a seductive, unsettling, and beautifully written debut novel of literary suspense - a thrilling exploration of deceit, first love, and the depths to which obsession can drive us.

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"[A] hypnotic debut[An] uncommonly clever whodunit."--New York Times Book Review Perfect for lovers of Agatha Christie and The Secret History, The Truants is a seductive, unsettling, and beautifully written debut novel of literary suspense--a thrilling exploration of deceit, first love, and the depths to which obsession can drive us.

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The Truants (Book): Weinberg, Kate: Jess Walker has come to a concrete campus under the flat grey skies of East Anglia for one reason: To be taught by the mesmerizing and rebellious Dr Lorna Clay, whose seminars soon transform Jess's thinking on life, love, and Agatha Christie.

Swept up in Lorna's thrall, Jess falls in with a tightly-knit group of rule-breakers--Alec, a. The Truants opens with Jess Walker, a first-year university student in Norfolk, England, experiencing a bout of bad luck. A nasty stomach flu has limited her ability to socialize during the first week of school, and she's been unexpectedly bumped from a course taught by her idol, the unconventional and charismatic literary critic Lorna Clay.

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People disappear when they most want to be seen. During the first year of university, a group of friends discover the true cost of an extraordinary life in this captivating debut novel about obsession, rivalry /5().