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Gone Girl Audiobook

Gone Girl: A Novel

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Publisher's Summary

Marriage can be a real killer. One of the most critically acclaimed suspense writers of our time, New York Times best seller Gillian Flynn, takes that statement to its darkest place in this unpausable masterpiece about a marriage gone terribly, terribly wrong. The Chicago Tribune proclaimed that her work "draws you in and keeps you reading with the force of a pure but nasty addiction." Gone Girl's toxic mix of sharp-edged wit and deliciously chilling prose creates a nerve-fraying thriller that confounds you at every turn.

On a warm summer morning in North Carthage, Missouri, it is Nick and Amy Dunne's fifth wedding anniversary. Presents are being wrapped and reservations are being made when Nick's clever and beautiful wife disappears from their rented McMansion on the Mississippi River. Husband-of-the-Year Nick isn't doing himself any favors with cringe-worthy daydreams about the slope and shape of his wife's head, but passages from Amy's diary reveal the alpha-girl perfectionist could have put anyone dangerously on edge.

Under mounting pressure from the police and the media - as well as Amy's fiercely doting parents - the town golden boy parades an endless series of lies, deceits, and inappropriate behavior. Nick is oddly evasive, and he's definitely bitter - but is he really a killer?

As the cops close in, every couple in town is soon wondering how well they know the one that they love. With his twin sister, Margo, at his side, Nick stands by his innocence. Trouble is, if Nick didn't do it, where is that beautiful wife? And what was in that silvery gift box hidden in the back of her bedroom closet?

With her razor-sharp writing and trademark psychological insight, Gillian Flynn delivers a fast-paced, devilishly dark, and ingeniously plotted thriller that confirms her status as one of the hottest writers around.

©2012 Gillian Flynn (P)2012 Random House Audio

What the Critics Say

"Flynn masterfully lets this tale of a marriage gone toxically wrong gradually emerge through alternating accounts by Nick and Amy, both unreliable narrators in their own ways. The reader comes to discover their layers of deceit through a process similar to that at work in the imploding relationship. Compulsively readable, creepily unforgettable, this is a must read for any fan of bad girls and good writing." (Publishers Weekly)

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    Amazon Customer Boron, CA 02-17-15
    Amazon Customer Boron, CA 02-17-15 Member Since 2012
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    "Not one if my favorites."

    I finally watched the movie instead of listening to the remainder of the book.

    I was A little disappointed in both.

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    KC 02-17-15
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    "Edgy"

    This is a great book!! It keeps you guessing over and over again! I would recommend this book to anyone.

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    Elizabeth Duquette 02-16-15
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    "an incredible story with an incredible plot"

    an incredible story with an incredible plot. I can't get over how perfectly calculating this story is and psychotically awesome and amazing it is.

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    Andrew 02-16-15
    Andrew 02-16-15
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    "Just when I started to love it... it fell apart."

    The start is slow somewhat predictable but the story is still interesting and keeps your attention. The middle of book is wonderful with twists and turns and some straight parts that allow you to guess what might happen but yet B pleasantly surprised when it doesn't quite go the direction you thought it might. The end of the book although completely unlikely as the rest of the book might be likely was a huge letdown for me.

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    Justin Streeter South Dakota 02-16-15
    Justin Streeter South Dakota 02-16-15 Member Since 2014
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    "OMG!! This book is "Amazing"!!!"

    Wow!! This book far exceeds any other book that I have ever read! I love the plot twist, the narration, simply everything! Couldn't recommend this book more!!

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    Candace 02-16-15
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    "Great story, disappointing end"

    Narration was great! I loved the story that had me hanging on every word, until the ending. Overall good read.

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    P.J. LANSING, KS, United States 02-16-15
    P.J. LANSING, KS, United States 02-16-15 Member Since 2015

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    "preversely interesting"

    People had told me this was twisted and therefore I guessed how it could be twisted - I was right. It's interesting to hear both sides of a relationship. Over time you learn that both partners are pretty darn sick.

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    Fatuma Aden 02-16-15
    Fatuma Aden 02-16-15
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    "THIS BOOK IS TWISTED AND I LOVE IT"

    this book has to be one of the most twisted books i have ever read (or listened to) if not THE most! it was well written and the performances were outstanding! thank you gillian flynn for an amazing book!!!!

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    Amazon Addict Erie, PA 02-15-15
    Amazon Addict Erie, PA 02-15-15 Member Since 2016

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    "Crazy Crazy Crazy"

    This book is straight up crazy! I can't say much without giving away the ending. Lot has so many twists and turns that my head was spinning.

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    Christian Montalvo 02-15-15 Member Since 2016
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    "Successfully made me hate the characters"

    I'm an outlier in this sentiment. I know there are plenty of people who love this book. I didn't enjoy this book. If you love murder mysteries, I would still recommend this book. Here are my thoughts anyway... By design, the book made me hate the characters. This is intentional; however, they're so awful and just plain stupid that its hard to feel any sympathy. A lot of the story's plot seems very implausible too. How could all of it possibly be planned?

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