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Sharp Objects

(2006)
A novel by

 
 
Awards
Barry Awards Best First Novel (nominee)
Dagger Awards Best Novel (nominee)
Edgar Awards Best First Novel (nominee)
WICKED above her hipbone, GIRL across her heart
Words are like a road map to reporter Camille Preaker's troubled past. Fresh from a brief stay at a psych hospital, Camille's first assignment from the second-rate daily paper where she works brings her reluctantly back to her hometown to cover the murders of two preteen girls.

NASTY on her kneecap, BABYDOLL on her leg
Since she left town eight years ago, 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 again in her family's Victorian mansion, Camille is haunted by the childhood tragedy she has spent her whole life trying to cut from her memory.

HARMFUL on her wrist, WHORE on her ankle
As Camille works to uncover the truth about these violent crimes, she finds herself identifying with the young victims--a bit too strongly. Clues keep leading to dead ends, forcing Camille to unravel the psychological puzzle of her own past to get at the story. Dogged by her own demons, Camille will have to confront what happened to her years before if she wants to survive this homecoming.

With its taut, crafted writing, Sharp Objects is addictive, haunting, and unforgettable.

Genre: Mystery    Get it on Google Play

"A stylish, and compelling debut. A real winner." - Harlan Coben


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May 2008 : USA Library Binding
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July 2007 : USA Library Binding
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March 2007 : USA Hardback
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January 2007 : UK Hardback
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Title: Sharp Objects
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ISBN: 0-297-85152-7 / 978-0-297-85152-3 (UK edition)
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September 2006 : USA Hardback
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Title: Sharp Objects: A Novel
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ISBN: 0-307-34154-2 / 978-0-307-34154-9 (USA edition)
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Paperback Editions

May 2018 : UK Paperback

Title: Sharp Objects
Author(s): Gillian Flynn
ISBN: 1-4746-0161-8 / 978-1-4746-0161-0 (UK edition)
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October 2015 : UK Paperback
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Title: Sharp Objects
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ISBN: 1-4746-0172-3 / 978-1-4746-0172-6 (UK edition)
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November 2014 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Sharp Objects
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ISBN: 1-101-90287-6 / 978-1-101-90287-5 (USA edition)
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July 2013 : USA Paperback
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Title: Sharp Objects
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ISBN: 0-8041-3832-X / 978-0-8041-3832-1 (USA edition)
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July 2007 : UK Paperback
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ISBN: 0-7538-2220-2 / 978-0-7538-2220-3 (UK edition)
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September 2007 : UK Paperback
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Title: Sharp Objects
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ISBN: 0-7538-2221-0 / 978-0-7538-2221-0 (UK edition)
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July 2007 : USA Paperback
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Title: Sharp Objects
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2006 : USA Paperback
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Title: Sharp Objects
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ISBN: 0-7394-8332-3 / 978-0-7394-8332-9 (USA edition)
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July 2013 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Sharp Objects: A Novel
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ISBN: 0-8041-6423-1 / 978-0-8041-6423-8 (USA edition)
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March 2012 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Sharp Objects
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March 2012 : UK Audio edition
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May 2008 : UK Audio Cassette

Title: Sharp Objects
Author(s): Gillian Flynn
ISBN: 1-84648-395-6 / 978-1-84648-395-0 (UK edition)
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May 2008 : UK Audio CD

Title: Sharp Objects
Author(s): Gillian Flynn
ISBN: 1-84648-413-8 / 978-1-84648-413-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Oakhill Publishing Limited
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October 2006 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Sharp Objects (Lib)(CD)
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ISBN: 1-4159-3309-X / 978-1-4159-3309-1 (USA edition)
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September 2006 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Sharp Objects: A Novel
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ISBN: 0-7393-4017-4 / 978-0-7393-4017-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Random House Audio
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September 2006 : USA Audio edition
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September 2006 : Canada Audio edition
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Kindle Editions

September 2009 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: Sharp Objects
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September 2006 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Sharp Objects: A Novel
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