Gone Girl: The Deluxe Signed & Slipcased Special Limited Edition
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Gone Girl: The Deluxe Signed & Slipcased Special Limited Edition

  • Author: Gillian Flynn
  • Page Count: 500 pages
  • Pub. Date: February 29, 2016
  • ISBN: 978-1-58767-417-4
  • Status: Out of Print
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Stephen King says: "Gillian Flynn is the real deal, a sharp, acerbic, and compelling storyteller with a knack for the macabre."

Gone Girl: The Deluxe Signed & Slipcased Special Limited Edition
by Gillian Flynn

About the Book:
Marriage can be a real killer. One of the most critically acclaimed suspense writers of our time, New York Times bestseller Gillian Flynn, takes that statement to its darkest place in this unputdownable masterpiece about a marriage gone terribly, terribly wrong. As The Washington Post proclaimed, 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 with 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's fifth wedding anniversary. Presents are being wrapped and reservations are being made when Nick Dunne's clever and beautiful wife disappears from their rented McMansion on the Mississippi River.

Husband-of-the-Year Nick Dunne isn't doing himself any favors with cringe-worthy daydreams about the slope and shape of his wife's head, but hearing from Amy through flashbacks in her diary reveal the perky 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 left in that silvery gift box hidden in the back of her bedroom closet?

Employing her trademark razor-sharp writing and assured 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.

Praise and Awards for Gone Girl
New York Times Janet Maslin's 10 Favorite Books of 2012
Entertainment Weekly's Entertainer of the Year
People Magazine Best books of the year
Edgar Award nominee for Best Novel
Amazon and Barnes & Noble Best of the Year
Macavity Award nominee for Best Mystery Novel
Anthony Award nominee for Best Novel
The Women's Prize nominee for Fiction
Strand Critics Award nominee

Published as a Slipcased Hardcover Limited Edition:
• Limited to just 948 signed and hand-numbered copies
• Personally signed by the author on a unique signature page
• Printed on 60# acid-free paper
• Bound in a three piece binding with leather and full-cloth with colored head and tail bands
• Featuring hot foil stamping on the front boards and spine
• Printed and bound with stylish black and white marbled endpapers
• Smyth sewn to create a more durable binding
• Each copy housed in a fine, hand-made slipcase made with the same cloth as the book's binding
• Limited ONE TIME printing of this special edition
• Retail price $75

Published as a Deluxe Traycased Hardcover Lettered Edition:
• Limited to just 52 signed and hand-lettered copies bound in leather
• Personally signed by the author on a unique signature page
• Bound in a different leather than the Limited Edition with colored head and tail bands
• Featuring hot foil stamping on the front boards and spine
• Printed and bound with stylish black and white marbled endpapers
• Smyth sewn to create a more durable binding
• Each copy housed in a custom-made TRAYCASE featuring hot foil stamping
• Limited ONE TIME printing of this special edition
• Retail price $250

PW Star Flynn cements her place among that elite group of mystery/thriller writers who unfailingly deliver the goods…Once again Flynn has written an intelligent, gripping tour de force, mixing a riveting plot and psychological intrigue with a compelling prose style that unobtrusively yet forcefully carries the reader from page to page.
Library Journal (Starred review)

Gone Girl is one of the best—and most frightening—portraits of psychopathy I've ever read. Nick and Amy manipulate each other—with savage, merciless and often darkly witty dexterity. This is a wonderful and terrifying book about how the happy surface normality and the underlying darkness can become too closely interwoven to separate.
—Tana French, New York Times bestselling author of Faithful Place and Into the Woods

The plot has it all. I have no doubt that in a year's time I'm going to be saying that this is my favorite novel of 2012. Brilliant.
— Kate Atkinson, New York Times bestselling author

Gone Girl builds on the extraordinary achievements of Gillian Flynn's first two books and delivers the reader into the claustrophobic world of a failing marriage. We all know the story, right? Beautiful wife disappears; husband doesn't seem as distraught as he should be under the circumstances. But Flynn takes this sturdy trope of the 24-hour news cycle and turns it inside out, providing a devastating portrait of a marriage and a timely, cautionary tale about an age in which everyone's dreams seem to be imploding.
— Laura Lippman, New York Times bestselling author of The Most Dangerous Thing and I'd Know You Anywhere

Gillian Flynn's Gone Girl is like Scenes from a Marriage remade by Alfred Hitchcock, an elaborate trap that's always surprising and full of characters who are entirely recognizable. It's a love story wrapped in a mystery that asks the eternal question of all good relationships gone bad: How did we get from there to here?
— Adam Ross, New York Times bestselling author of Mr. Peanut

Just this minute I finished a week of feeling betrayed, misled, manipulated, provoked, and misjudged, not to mention having all my expectations confounded. Considering how compulsively I kept coming back for more, I am seriously thinking of going back to page one and doing it all again.
— Arthur Phillips, national bestselling author of The Tragedy of Arthur

I cannot say this urgently enough: you have to read Gone Girl. It's as if Gillian Flynn has mixed us a martini using battery acid instead of vermouth and somehow managed to make it taste really, really good. Gone Girl is delicious and intoxicating and delightfully poisonous. It's smart (brilliant, actually). It's funny (in the darkest possible way). The writing is jarringly good, and the story is, well…amazing. Read the book and you'll discover—among many other treasures—just how much freight (and fright) that last adjective can bear.
— Scott Smith, New York Times bestselling author of The Ruins and A Simple Plan

Gillian Flynn's Gone Girl reminds me of Patricia Highsmith at the top of her game. With Gone Girl, she's placed herself at the top of the short list of authors who have mastered the art of crafting a tense story with terrifyingly believable characters.
— Karin Slaughter, New York Times bestselling author of Fallen

Gone Girl manages to be so many stellar things all at once—suspenseful, inventive, chilling, funny, unsettling—as well as beautifully plotted and fiercely well-written. Gillian Flynn is a thrilling writer.
— Kate Christensen, PEN/FAULKNER award-winning author of The Great Man

Gillian Flynn is the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Gone Girl and the New York Times bestsellers Dark Places and Sharp Objects. A former writer and critic for Entertainment Weekly, her work has been published in forty-two countries. She lives in Chicago with her husband and son.

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