A young woman pretends to be someone she isnΓÇÖt in this stunning novel by the New York Times bestselling author of The Girls. ΓÇ£A grifter tale for the post Anna Delvey era.ΓÇ¥ΓÇöVogue ΓÇ£Alex drained her wineglass,then her water glass. The ocean looked calma black darker than the sky. A ripple of anxiety made her palms go damp. It seemed suddenly very tenuous to believe that anything would stay hiddenthat she could successfully pass from one world to another.ΓÇ¥ Summer is coming to a close on the East End of Long Islandand Alex is no longer welcome. A misstep at a dinner partyand the older man sheΓÇÖs been staying with dismisses her with a ride to the train station and a ticket back to the city. With few resources and a waterlogged phonebut gifted with an ability to navigate the desires of othersAlex stays on Long Island and drifts like a ghost through the hedged lanesgated drivewaysand sun-blasted dunes of a rarefied world that isat firstclosed to her. Propelled by desperation and a mutable sense of moralityshe spends the week leading up to Labor Day moving from one place to the nexta cipher leaving destruction in her wake. Tautpropulsiveand impossible to look away fromEmma ClineΓÇÖs The Guest is a spellbinding literary achievement.
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