The Flamethrowers

Author(s): Rachel Kushner

Fiction

"* Shortlisted for the Folio Prize 2014* b>/b>*Longlisted for the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction* /b>eno 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 Flamethrowersis an audacious novel that explores the perplexing allure of femininity, fakery and fear. In Reno we encounter a heroine like no other. b>b>Best Books of the Year- b>* Guardian * New York Times * The Times * Observer * Financial Times * New Yorker * Telegraph * Slate * Oprah * Vogue * Time * Scotsman * Evening Standard * /i>b>Shortlisted for the National Book Awards 2013"

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General Fields

  • : 9781439142011
  • : Scribner
  • : Scribner
  • : January 2014
  • : 206mm X 136mm X 24mm
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : black & white illustrations
  • : Rachel Kushner
  • : Paperback
  • : English
  • : 813/.6
  • : 416