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The Resource Sympathy

Sympathy

Label
Sympathy
Title
Sympathy
Statement of responsibility
Olivia Sudjic
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Language
eng
Summary
One of Entertainment Weekly's "16 Debut Novels to Read in 2017" One of the Observer's "New Faces of Fiction for 2017" One of Elle UK's "Six Top Debut Authors of 2017"​ One of i-D/Vice's "10 Brilliant Emerging Female Authors to Read in 2017" An electrifying debut novel of obsessive love, family secrets, and the dangers of living our lives online At twenty-three, Alice Hare leaves England for New York. She becomes fixated on Mizuko Himura, a Japanese writer living in New York, whose life story has strange parallels to her own and who she believes is her "Internet twin." What seems to Mizuko like a chance encounter with Alice is anything but—after all, in the age of connectivity, nothing is coincidence. Their subsequent relationship is doomed from the outset, exposing a tangle of lies and sexual encounters as three families across the globe collide, and the most ancient of questions—where do we come from?—is answered just by searching online. In its heady evocation of everything from Haruki Murakami to Patricia Highsmith to Edith Wharton, Sympathy is utterly original—a thrilling tale of obsession, doubling, blood ties, and our tormented efforts to connect in the digital age
Summary
Pursuing an online relationship with a Japanese writer whose life strangely parallels her own, New York newcomer Alice inadvertently triggers revelations and sexual encounters that affect three families in different world regions
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Character
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10557192
Cataloging source
BT
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Sudjic, Olivia
Dewey number
813
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Literature
Target audience
adult
Label
Sympathy
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Publication
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OVERDRIVE:5f9fd5be-6173-4664-a436-2659c2284a08
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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Isbn
9780544836624
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Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Sympathy
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:5f9fd5be-6173-4664-a436-2659c2284a08
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780544836624
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk

Library Locations

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