Sharp Objects : A Novel

Af Gillian Flynn (2006)
Summary: NOW AN HBO ®  LIMITED SERIES STARRING AMY ADAMS,  NOMINATED FOR EIGHT EMMY AWARDS, INCLUDING OUTSTANDING LIMITED SERIES FROM THE #1  NEW YORK TIMES  BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF  GONE GIRL Fresh from a brief stay at a psych hospital, reporter Camille Preaker faces a troubling assignment: she must return to her tiny hometown to cover the murders of two preteen girls. For years, Camille has hardly spoken to her neurotic, hypochondriac mother or to the half-sister she barely knows: a beautiful thirteen-year-old with an eerie grip on the town. Now, installed in her old bedroom in her family's Victorian mansion, Camille finds herself identifying with the young victims—a bit too strongly. Dogged by her own demons, she must unravel the psychological puzzle of her own past if she wants to get the story—and survive this homecoming. Praise for  Sharp Objects “Nasty, addictive reading.” — Chicago Tribune   “Skillful and disturbing.” — Washington Post   “Darkly original . . . a riveting tale.” — People