Garota exemplar

Editora Intrinseca
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Desde sua publicação, em 2012, Garota exemplar tornou-se sucesso de público e crítica, alcançando o topo das mais prestigiadas listas de mais vendidos ao redor do mundo e consagrando sua autora, Gillian Flynn, como a mais aclamada escritora de suspense da atualidade. Agora, a trama sobre o casamento que sai tragicamente dos eixos chega aos cinemas, numa superprodução da Twentieth Century Fox dirigida por David Fincher (A rede social e Clube da luta) e estrelada por Ben Affleck e Rosamund Pike. O roteiro é assinado pela própria Gillian Flynn.

O livro começa no dia do quinto aniversário de casamento de Nick e Amy Dunne, quando a linda e inteligente esposa de Nick desaparece da casa deles às margens do rio Mississippi. Sinais indicam que se trata de um sequestro violento e Nick rapidamente se torna o principal suspeito. Sob pressão da polícia, da mídia e dos ferozmente amorosos pais de Amy, Nick desfia uma série interminável de mentiras, meias verdades e comportamento inapropriado. Ele é evasivo e amargo — mas seria um assassino? Ao mesmo tempo, passagens

do diário de Amy revelam um casamento tumultuado — mas ela estaria contando toda a história?

Alternando entre os pontos de vista de Nick e Amy, Flynn cria uma aura de dúvidas em que o cenário muda a cada capítulo. À medida que as revelações surgem, fica claro que, se existe alguma verdade nos discursos de Nick e Amy, ela é mais sombria, distorcida e assustadora do que podemos imaginar. Magistralmente bem construído do início ao fim, Garota exemplar é um daqueles livros impossíveis de largar e sobre o qual se quer debater assim que a leitura termina.

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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The “mercilessly entertaining” (Vanity Fair) instant classic “about the nature of identity and the terrible secrets that can survive and thrive in even the most intimate relationships” (Lev Grossman, Time).

NAMED ONE OF THE MOST INFLUENTIAL BOOKS OF THE DECADE BY CNN • NAMED ONE OF TIME’S TEN BEST FICTION BOOKS OF THE DECADE AND ONE OF ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY’S BEST BOOKS OF THE DECADE

NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY Janet Maslin, The New York Times • People • Entertainment Weekly • O: The Oprah Magazine • Slate • Kansas City Star • USA Today • Christian Science Monitor

On a warm summer morning in North Carthage, Missouri, it is Nick and Amy Dunne’s fifth wedding anniversary. Presents are being wrapped and reservations are being made when Nick’s clever and beautiful wife disappears. Husband-of-the-Year Nick isn’t doing himself any favors with cringe-worthy daydreams about the slope and shape of his wife’s head, but passages from Amy's diary reveal the alpha-girl 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? 

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY San Francisco Chronicle • St. Louis Post Dispatch • Chicago Tribune • HuffPost • Newsday

“Absorbing . . . In masterly fashion, Flynn depicts the unraveling of a marriage—and of a recession-hit Midwest—by interweaving the wife’s diary entries with the husband’s first-person account.”—New Yorker

“Ms. Flynn writes dark suspense novels that anatomize violence without splashing barrels of blood around the pages . . . Ms. Flynn has much more up her sleeve than a simple missing-person case. As Nick and Amy alternately tell their stories, marriage has never looked so menacing, narrators so unreliable.”—The Wall Street Journal

“The story unfolds in precise and riveting prose . . . even while you know you’re being manipulated, searching for the missing pieces is half the thrill of this wickedly absorbing tale.”—O: The Oprah Magazine
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Publisher
Editora Intrinseca
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Published on
Mar 4, 2013
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Pages
448
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ISBN
9788580572896
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Language
Portuguese
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Genres
Fiction / Romance / General
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This content is DRM protected.
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