What They Do in the Dark

What They Do in the Dark

Book - 2012
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Two ten-year-old girls growing up in a tough town in the 1970s think their dreams are about to come true when a popular television star shoots a movie nearby, but instead face awful consequences when they become victims of playground bullying.
Publisher: New York : W. W. Norton, 2012.
Edition: 1st American ed.
ISBN: 9780393081381
Characteristics: 250 p. ; 22 cm.


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Nov 29, 2013

Two girls, one spoilt but unloved, one semi-feral, in a grim North of England town in the seventies commit an act of careless atrocity. The careful detailing of their cold little lives combined with inevitability and pointlessness of their act is not for the faint of heart. Haunting.

Sep 26, 2013

Disjointed with a very contrived feel; ends with gratuitous violence. Photo on cover is best part.

RACINE2000 May 01, 2013

This book was listed in a magazine and given 4 stars. I am so sorry that I wasted time on my vacation reading this! The book has characters and situations that have absolutely nothing to do with each other. It is extremely disjointed. It was like reading 3 seperate books. The ending was gruesome and unnecessary. Don't waste your time!

Apr 04, 2012

Saw in B&N email.


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