Pessl, Marisha Night Film

ISBN 13: 9780091953799

Night Film

3.77 avg rating
( 50,938 ratings by GoodReads )
 
9780091953799: Night Film

On a damp October night, beautiful, young Ashley Cordova is found dead in an abandoned warehouse in lower Manhattan. Her death is ruled a suicide, but veteran investigative journalist Scott McGrath suspects otherwise. As he probes the strange circumstances surrounding her death, McGrath comes face-to-face with the legacy of Ashley's father: cult horror film director Stanislas Cordova. Rumored to be shuttered away in a remote Adirondack estate, Cordova remains an enigma. Though much has been written about his unsettling films, very little is known about the man himself. With the help of two strangers, McGrath is slowly drawn into Cordova's eerie, hypnotic world as he pieces together the answers: What really happened to Ashley? Who is Cordova? And once we face our deepest fears - what lies on the other side?

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

Review:

An Amazon Best Book of the Month, August 2013: As she proved with her first book ( Special Topics in Calamity Physics), Pessl is a sly, smart, sophisticated writer. What’s surprising about her elaborately plotted and addictive new novel is how it gets better as it grows more convoluted. I can envision a massive white board busy with diagrams and arrows to track the spider-webbed storyline. Once Pessl works past a few slow spots and finds her momentum, the story churns into a dark, propulsive, and insatiable mystery. The daughter of a reclusive horror film director is found dead, and a disgraced journalist and two sidekicks become obsessed with uncovering the truth of her death and the true identity of her infamous father, whose terrifying films (banned from theaters and found only via underground methods) depict what is “graphic and dark and gorgeous about life, thereby conquering the monsters of your mind.” Complex, shadowy, and a bit sad, Pessl’s riveting tale keeps us guessing until the final pages, along the way raising questions about reality, magic, art, fear, and celebrity. Sprinkled throughout are clever page props --website screenshots, news clippings, smudged police reports, and coffee-stained transcripts. It all holds together impressively, with a satisfying payoff that’ll leave you spent and sorry the ride is over. Special note to impatient readers (like me): stick with it, and savor it. You’ll be glad you did. -- Neal Thompson

About the Author:

Marisha Pessl's bestselling first novel, Special Topics in Calamity Physics, won the 2006 John Sargent Sr. First Novel Prize (now the Center for Fiction's Flaherty-Dunnan First Novel Prize), and was selected as one of the 10 Best Books of the Year by The New York Times Book Review. She grew up in Asheville, North Carolina, and currently resides in New York City.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Pessl, Marisha
Published by Cornerstone, United Kingdom (2013)
ISBN 10: 0091953790 ISBN 13: 9780091953799
New Paperback Quantity Available: 10
Seller
The Book Depository
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Cornerstone, United Kingdom, 2013. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 232 x 152 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. On a damp October night, beautiful, young Ashley Cordova is found dead in an abandoned warehouse in lower Manhattan. Her death is ruled a suicide, but veteran investigative journalist Scott McGrath suspects otherwise. As he probes the strange circumstances surrounding her death, McGrath comes face-to-face with the legacy of Ashley s father: cult horror film director Stanislas Cordova. Rumored to be shuttered away in a remote Adirondack estate, Cordova remains an enigma. Though much has been written about his unsettling films, very little is known about the man himself. With the help of two strangers, McGrath is slowly drawn into Cordova s eerie, hypnotic world as he pieces together the answers: What really happened to Ashley? Who is Cordova? And once we face our deepest fears - what lies on the other side?. Bookseller Inventory # KNV9780091953799

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 13.08
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Pessl, Marisha
ISBN 10: 0091953790 ISBN 13: 9780091953799
New Quantity Available: 2
Seller
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: New. Publisher/Verlag: Random House UK | Night Film is a breathtakingly suspenseful literary thriller that makes you question how you decide what is real and what isn't from the critically acclaimed author of Special Topics in Calamity Physics | On a damp October night, beautiful, young Ashley Cordova is found dead in an abandoned warehouse in lower Manhattan.Her death is ruled a suicide, but veteran investigative journalist Scott McGrath suspects otherwise. As he probes the strange circumstances surrounding her death, McGrath comes face-to-face with the legacy of Ashley's father: cult horror film director Stanislas Cordova. Rumored to be shuttered away in a remote Adirondack estate, Cordova remains an enigma. Though much has been written about his unsettling films, very little is known about the man himself.With the help of two strangers, McGrath is slowly drawn into Cordova's eerie, hypnotic world as he pieces together the answers:What really happened to Ashley?Who is Cordova?And once we face our deepest fears-what lies on the other side? | Format: Paperback | Language/Sprache: english | 815 gr | 239x152x45 mm | 624 pp. Bookseller Inventory # K9780091953799

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 9.89
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 5.31
From Germany to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Pessl, Marisha
Published by Cornerstone, United Kingdom (2013)
ISBN 10: 0091953790 ISBN 13: 9780091953799
New Paperback Quantity Available: 10
Seller
The Book Depository US
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Cornerstone, United Kingdom, 2013. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 232 x 152 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. On a damp October night, beautiful, young Ashley Cordova is found dead in an abandoned warehouse in lower Manhattan. Her death is ruled a suicide, but veteran investigative journalist Scott McGrath suspects otherwise. As he probes the strange circumstances surrounding her death, McGrath comes face-to-face with the legacy of Ashley s father: cult horror film director Stanislas Cordova. Rumored to be shuttered away in a remote Adirondack estate, Cordova remains an enigma. Though much has been written about his unsettling films, very little is known about the man himself. With the help of two strangers, McGrath is slowly drawn into Cordova s eerie, hypnotic world as he pieces together the answers: What really happened to Ashley? Who is Cordova? And once we face our deepest fears - what lies on the other side?. Bookseller Inventory # KNV9780091953799

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 15.22
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Pessl, Marisha
Published by Cornerstone 2013-08-29, London (2013)
ISBN 10: 0091953790 ISBN 13: 9780091953799
New paperback Quantity Available: 5
Seller
Blackwell's
(Oxford, OX, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Cornerstone 2013-08-29, London, 2013. paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # 9780091953799

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 11.35
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 5.52
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Pessl, Marisha
Published by Hutchinson (2013)
ISBN 10: 0091953790 ISBN 13: 9780091953799
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Irish Booksellers
(Rumford, ME, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Hutchinson, 2013. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0091953790

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 22.42
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Pessl, Marisha
Published by Hutchinson (2013)
ISBN 10: 0091953790 ISBN 13: 9780091953799
New Softcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Book Deals
(Lewiston, NY, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Hutchinson, 2013. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service!. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0091953790

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 48.45
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Pessl, Marisha
Published by Random House (2013)
ISBN 10: 0091953790 ISBN 13: 9780091953799
New Paperback Quantity Available: 3
Seller
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Random House, 2013. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110091953790

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 45.48
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 2.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

Pessl, Marisha
Published by Hutchinson (2013)
ISBN 10: 0091953790 ISBN 13: 9780091953799
New Taschenbuch Quantity Available: 1
Seller
AHA-BUCH
(Einbeck, Germany)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Hutchinson, 2013. Taschenbuch. Book Condition: Neu. Neu Neuware, Importqualität, auf Lager, SCHNELLVERSAND mit dpd - On a damp October night, beautiful, young Ashley Cordova is found dead in an abandoned warehouse in lower Manhattan. Her death is ruled a suicide, but veteran investigative journalist Scott McGrath suspects otherwise. As he probes the strange circumstances surrounding her death, McGrath comes face-to-face with the legacy of Ashley's father: cult horror film director Stanislas Cordova. Rumored to be shuttered away in a remote Adirondack estate, Cordova remains an enigma. Though much has been written about his unsettling films, very little is known about the man himself. With the help of two strangers, McGrath is slowly drawn into Cordova's eerie, hypnotic world as he pieces together the answers: What really happened to Ashley Who is Cordova And once we face our deepest fears-what lies on the other side 624 pp. Englisch. Bookseller Inventory # INF1000360535

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 19.17
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 31.74
From Germany to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

9.

Pessl, Marisha
Published by Hutchinson (2013)
ISBN 10: 0091953790 ISBN 13: 9780091953799
New Taschenbuch Quantity Available: 1
Seller
AHA-BUCH
(Einbeck, Germany)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Hutchinson, 2013. Taschenbuch. Book Condition: Neu. Neu Neuware, Importqualität, auf Lager, Versand per Büchersendung - On a damp October night, beautiful, young Ashley Cordova is found dead in an abandoned warehouse in lower Manhattan. Her death is ruled a suicide, but veteran investigative journalist Scott McGrath suspects otherwise. As he probes the strange circumstances surrounding her death, McGrath comes face-to-face with the legacy of Ashley's father: cult horror film director Stanislas Cordova. Rumored to be shuttered away in a remote Adirondack estate, Cordova remains an enigma. Though much has been written about his unsettling films, very little is known about the man himself. With the help of two strangers, McGrath is slowly drawn into Cordova's eerie, hypnotic world as he pieces together the answers: What really happened to Ashley Who is Cordova And once we face our deepest fears-what lies on the other side 624 pp. Englisch. Bookseller Inventory # INF1000361358

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 19.17
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 31.74
From Germany to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds