Look at Me (Hardback)
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Look at Me (Hardback)

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Hardback 256 Pages / Published: 25/02/2016
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LOOK AT ME is a superb coming-of-age novel and an unsettling yet entertaining exploration of grief.

'A sharp-eyed novel about grief, family and understanding'

Woman & Home Magazine

Lizzy's mother died two years ago, leaving a family bereft by her absence and a house still filled with her things. Then, one day, Lizzy finds a letter from a stranger to her father, and discovers he has another child. Lizzy invites her into their world in an act of outraged defiance. Almost immediately, she realises her mistake.


'A clever exploration of family and grief, which will appeal to fans of Harriet Lane'
RED MAGAZINE
'A creepy, claustrophobic family drama...a welcome breath of fresh air in the era of huge doorstep novels '
GLAMOUR Magazine

Publisher: Headline Publishing Group
ISBN: 9781472229847
Number of pages: 256
Weight: 388 g
Dimensions: 222 x 142 x 19 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
With characters that are sharply observed with a beady eye for detail, this is a haunting study of family, grief, and loss * Daily Mail *
A hugely enjoyable novel - astutely observed, witty and original. Just my sort of book! -- Sarah Rayner, bestselling author of ONE MOMENT, ONE MORNING
This slender novel puts a fragile family under the spotlight with great effect -- Cathy Rentzenbrink * Bookseller, Editor's Choice *
A book to fall in love with... captivating, creepy and beguiling all at once -- Colette McBeth, author of THE LIFE I LEFT BEHIND
A creepy, claustrophobic family drama * Glamour *
A sharp-eyed novel about grief, family and understanding * Woman & Home *
This debut is about to go massive - and it has us hooked from the get-go * Look Magazine *
Suspenseful, tautly written and unnervingly psychologically astute -- Alison Mercer
A beautifully written story of a normal, dysfunctional family, trying to cope with grief -- Nina Pottell, notesfromthechair
It reminded me of Hausfrau in tone, somehow. Startling and sad -- Sarah Franklin
Sarah Duguid's debut is light on its toes, a delicate, elegant examination of a complicated family situation where emotions are unpredictable and connections are tenuous * Daily Express S Magazine *
Exquisitely written, with a beautiful balance between darkness and humour -- Joanna Cannon, author of THE TROUBLE WITH GOATS AND SHEEP
Enchanting and creepy, Look At Me filled me with a delightful sense of unease -- Sarah Chapman, Bibliomouse
A clever exploration of family and grief, which will appeal to fans of Harriet Lane * Red Magazine *
Full of wonderfully acerbic humour, a fantastic debut * Sunday Mirror *
A tense, gripping and beautifully descriptive tale of grief, revenge and family secrets * Heat *
Duguid brings to life the nuances of family life with ease * Grazia *
Its astute observations about family means it packs a punch * Good Housekeeping *
A witty and touching take on grief and how families pull together to cope in its wake (5*) * OK Magazine *
The simmering tension and painful misunderstanding of Duguid's debut lingers on my mind... seductive and chilling * Stylist *
Unnerving, absorbing and wincingly well-observed, this is an accomplished debut * Sunday Times *

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“Look At Me - Sarah Duguid”

When lizzy's life is upturned by the arrival of her previously unknown sister Eunice the whole dynamic of the bohemian family alters. Having already lost her Mother, but preserved her memory, Lizzy has to face... More

Hardback edition
1 similar book recommended
25th October 2015
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“Look At Me is polished, precise and sensitive.”

Lizzie, her father Julian and her brother Ig live together in a house in North London. Lizzie and Ig are adults who didn't fly the nest. Their nest is the house that their mother Margaret made into their... More

Hardback edition
7th January 2016
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“A subtly unsetteling novel about family and grief”

There are already some 2016 releases that are dominating the book chatter on my social media timelines, including The Widow by Fiona Barton, Shtum by Jem Lester, The Trouble With Goats and Sheep by Joanna Cannon and... More

Hardback edition
11th December 2015
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