"There are so many coming-of-age novels in the world about the young, innocent girl making her way in the world. And yet, "Losing the Light" is really something special. Andrea Dunlop has a keen sense of what a modern woman on the cusp of her twenties might truly desire, fear, and be tempted by. Her characters are unapologetic and troublesome, yet intensely likable. On top of that, she sets the book in a French town and feeds you wine and men the whole way through. Oh, and there s a murder mystery. Seduced yet? You should be. This is a lovely debut." --Katie Crouch "New York Times bestselling author of Girls in Trucks and Abroad ""Reseña del editor:
A smart, obsessive debut novel about a young woman studying abroad who becomes caught up in a seductive French world and a complex web of love and lust. When thirty-year-old Brooke Thompson unexpectedly runs into a man from her past, she s plunged headlong into memories she s long tried to forget about the year she spent in France following a disastrous affair with a professor. As a newly arrived exchange student in the picturesque city of Nantes, young Brooke develops a deep and complicated friendship with Sophie, a fellow American and stunning blonde, whose golden girl facade hides a precarious emotional fragility. Sophie and Brooke soon become inseparable and find themselves intoxicated by their new surroundings and each other. But their lives are forever changed when they meet a sly, stylish French student, Veronique, and her impossibly sexy older cousin, Alex. The cousins draw Sophie and Brooke into an irresistible world of art, money, decadence, and ultimately, a disastrous love triangle that consumes them both. And of the two of them, only one will make it home."
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