Flamethrowers

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    FROM THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE SHORTLISTED AUTHOR OF THE MARS ROOM SHORTLISTED FOR THE FOLIO PRIZE 2014 LONGLISTED FOR THE BAILEYS WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION Reno mounts her motorcycle and sets a collision course for New York. In 1977 the city is alive with art, sensuality and danger. She falls in with a bohemian clique colonising downtown and the lines between reality and performance begin to bleed. A passionate affair with the scion of an Italian tyre empire carries Reno to Milan, where she is swept along by the radical left and drawn into a spiral of violence and betrayal. The Flamethrowers is an audacious novel that explores the perplexing allure of femininity, fakery and fear. In Reno we encounter a heroine like no other. Best Books of the Year: * Guardian * New York Times * The Times * Observer * Financial Times * New Yorker * Telegraph * Slate * Oprah * Vogue * Time * Scotsman * Evening Standard * Shortlisted for the National Book Awards 2013

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    Number of Pages: 400
    Format(s): Paperback - ISBN: 9780099586982
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    Listed in: Modern & contemporary fiction
    Publisher: VINTAGE

    Books by Rachel Kushner

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