By Liska Jacobs
A magnetic, provocative debut novel chronicling a tender woman’s downward spiral following the tip of an affair
Elsa Fisher is headed for all-time low. not less than, that’s her plan. She has simply been fired from MoMA at the heels of an affair together with her married boss, and she or he retreats to la to blow her severance package deal on no matter what it takes to numb the ache. Her deserted group of faculty buddies (childhood pal Charlotte and her wayward husband, Jared; and Elsa’s ex-husband, Robby) obtain her with open hands, and, pondering she’s on holiday, a plan to rejoice their reunion on a booze-soaked crusing journey to Catalina Island.
But Elsa doesn’t are looking to have fun. She is misplaced, lonely, and whole of rage, and in simple terms desires to sink as little as the medicine and alcohol will take her. On Catalina, her made up our minds unraveling and recklessness reveal painful thoughts and darkish wants, placing all people within the team at risk.
With the creeping risk of Patricia Highsmith and the bender-chic of Bret Easton Ellis, Liska Jacobs brings you contained in the brain of an indignant, reckless younger girl hell-bent on destruction—every web page taut with the data that Elsa’s course doesn't result in a cheerful position. Catalina is a compulsive, deliciously darkish exploration of good looks, love, and friendship, and the occasionally poisonous wants that force us.
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