Tony and Susan

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9780446601054: Tony and Susan

Receiving a manuscript and request for feedback from her vengeful ex-husband of fifteen years, Susan Morrow is drawn into the life of the story's fictional character and confronts a devastating parallel darkness from her own past. Reprint. NYT. PW.

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Now a major motion picture starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Amy Adams, and directed by Tom Ford. Based on the novel Tony and Susan.

Fifteen years ago, Susan Morrow left her first husband, Edward Sheffield. One day, comfortable in her home and her second marriage, she receives, entirely out of the blue, a parcel containing the manuscript of her ex-husband’s first novel. She was always his best critic, he says.

As Susan reads, she is drawn into the life of his fictional character Tony Hastings, a math professor who is driving his family to their summer house in Maine. As the Hastings family’s ordinary, civilized lives are disastrously, violently sent off course, Susan is plunged into the past, forced to confront the darkness that inhabits her and driven to name the fear that gnaws at her future and will change her life. Nocturnal Animals is a dazzling achievement: simultaneously a riveting portrayal of the experience of reading and a tautly written, page-turning thriller.

About the Author:

Austin Wright was born in New York in 1922. He was a novelist and academic, for many years Professor Emeritus of English at the University of Cincinnati. He lived with his wife and daughters in Cincinnati, and died in 2003 at the age of eighty.

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