Told thorough five narrators whose personal obsessions limit what each of them sees, The Whole World is an atmospheric and unusual literary thriller. American students Polly and Liv are giddy over the accents and architecture of Cambridge University. They both fall for the same charming graduate student... Then he disappears.
Intricately plotted and cleverly written we think this debut author is one to watch.
Polly and Liv are American students at Cambridge University. Both strangers to their new home, both survivors of past mistakes, they quickly become friends and find a common interest in Nick, a handsome, charming and seemingly guileless graduate student. But a betrayal, followed by Nick's inexplicable disappearance, brings long-buried histories to the surface. A police investigation raises countless questions, with the newspapers reporting all the most salacious details - from the crime that scars Polly's past to truths concealed in old photographs. Soon the three young lovers will discover how little they truly know about each other, and how devastating the ripples of long-ago actions can be ...
'Emily Winslow's writing is uniquely perceptive and penetrating - She is a precise and expert analyst of the darkest parts of the human psyche.'
'A masterful whodunit!... A must read!'
Publication date: 24/06/2013
Publisher: Allison & Busby
|Publication date:||24th June 2013|
|Publisher:||Allison & Busby|
|Genres:||Crime / Mystery, Debuts of the Month, eBook Favourites, Thriller / Suspense,|
Emily Winslow is an American living in Cambridge, and her books are set here and surrounding areas. She trained as an actress at Carnegie Mellon's elite drama conservatory, which inspired her use of multiple first-person narrators, and her years designing puzzles for magazines inform her playful, complex plot structures. She lives in an award-winning architectural wonder and she and her husband homeschool their two sons. Author photo © Jonathan Player Below is a Q&A with this author.1. What should a reader expect when they pick up The Whole World? Two American young women, students at Cambridge ...More About Emily Winslow