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The Grownup

(2015)
A Novella by

 
 
A young woman is making a living faking it as a cut-price psychic (with some illegal soft-core sex work on the side). She makes a decent wage mostly by telling people what they want to hear. But then she meets Susan Burke.

Susan moved to the city one year ago with her husband and 15-year-old stepson Miles. They live in a Victorian house called Carterhook Manor. Susan has become convinced that some malevolent spirit is inhabiting their home. The young woman doesn't believe in exorcism or the supernatural. However when she enters the house for the first time, she begins to feel it too, as if the very house is watching her, waiting, biding its time . . .

The Grownup, which originally appeared as 'What Do You Do?' in George R. R. Martin's Rogues short story anthology, proves once again that Gillian Flynn is one of the world's most original and skilled voices in fiction.

Genre: Horror

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Hardback Editions

November 2015 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Grownup: A Story by the Author of Gone Girl
Author(s): Gillian Flynn
ISBN: 0-8041-8897-1 / 978-0-8041-8897-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Crown
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Paperback Editions

November 2015 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Grownup
Author(s): Gillian Flynn
ISBN: 1-4746-0304-1 / 978-1-4746-0304-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: W&N
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January 2015 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Grownup: A Story by the Author of Gone Girl
Author(s): Gillian Flynn
ISBN: 1-101-90732-0 / 978-1-101-90732-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Crown Pub
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Audio Editions

November 2015 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Grownup: A Story by the Author of Gone Girl
Author(s): Gillian Flynn
ISBN: 0-451-48423-1 / 978-0-451-48423-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Random House Audio
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November 2015 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Grownup
Author(s): Gillian Flynn
Publisher: Orion Publishing Group
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November 2015 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: The Grownup
Author(s): Gillian Flynn
Publisher: Orion Publishing Group
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November 2015 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Grownup
Author(s): Gillian Flynn
Publisher: Orion Publishing Group
Availability: Amazon UK   


November 2015 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Grownup: A Story by the Author of Gone Girl
Author(s): Gillian Flynn
Publisher: Random House Audio
Availability: Amazon   


November 2015 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Grownup: A Story by the Author of Gone Girl
Author(s): Gillian Flynn
Publisher: Random House Audio
Availability: Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

November 2015 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Grownup (Kindle Single)
Author(s): Gillian Flynn
Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson
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November 2015 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Grownup: A Story by the Author of Gone Girl (Kindle Single)
Author(s): Gillian Flynn
Publisher: Crown
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA