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Suicide Club

Suicide Club

Author: Rachel Heng
$29.99(AUD)  inc GST
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They leave us no choice.

The glittering debut by an Independent 'emerging author to look out for in 2018'

'Life-affirming . . . "Be careful what you wish for" has never been so chilling, or so gripping' Erin Kelly, author of He Said/She Said
'Heng expertly threads a ribbon of dread through her glittering vistas and gleaming characters . . . A complicated and promising debut' Kirkus

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What are you doing to help yourself? What are you doing to show that you're worth the resources?

In a near-future world, medical technology has progressed far enough that immortality is now within grasp - but only to those who show themselves to be deserving of it. These people are the lifers: the exercisers, yogacisers, green juicers and early nighters.

Genetically perfect, healthy and wholesome, one hundred-year-old Lea is the poster girl for lifers, until the day she catches a glimpse of her father in the street, eighty-eight years after their last encounter. While pursuing him, Lea has a brush with death which sparks suspicions. If Lea could be so careless, is she worthy of immortality?

Suicide Club wasn't always an activist group. It began as a set of disillusioned lifers, gathering to indulge in forbidden activities: performances of live music, artery-clogging meals, irresponsible orgies. But now they have been branded terrorists and are hunted by the state.

And Lea has decided to give them a call.

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'The future is here. Let's welcome one of its stars. Talented and ferociously intelligent, Heng has produced a glittering debut.' Joanna Briscoe, author of You

'I am in awe of the deeply disturbing yet utterly convincing world Heng has managed to create . . . Suicide Club is a bold and brilliant book' Francesca Jakobi, author of Bitter

Stock Information

General Fields

  • : 9781473672918
  • : Hodder & Stoughton
  • : Hodder & Stoughton Ltd
  • : July 2018
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Rachel Heng
  • : Paperback
  • : 813.6