Emma Cline, The Girls

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This hotly anticipated first novel from 27 year old Emma Cline will have you hooked.  Inspired by the Charles Manson murders the plot follows 14 year old Evie Boyd as she becomes entranced by a gang of teen runaways. Cline combines precise and psychologically astute dialogue in this beautiful coming of age tale. The New Yorker is calling it a ‘song of innocence and experience’. It is brilliant: captivating and haunting.

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Words by Tallulah Brown. The Iris Letter August 2016