Sympathy (Paperback)Olivia Sudjic (author)
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'Reads like The Talented Mr Ripley for the 21st century' - Vice UK
At twenty-three, AliceHare arrives in New York looking for a place to call home. Instead she finds Mizuko Himura, an intriguing Japanese writer, who she begins to follow online,fixated from afar and increasingly convinced this stranger's life holds a mirror to her own.
But as Alice closes in on her 'internet twin', fictional and real lives begin to blur, leaving a tangle of lies, blood ties and sexual encounters that cannot be erased.
Publisher: Pushkin Press
Number of pages: 416
Dimensions: 198 x 129 mm
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