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The Grownup

A canny young woman is struggling to survive by perpetrating various levels of mostly harmless fraud. On a rainy April morning, she is reading auras at Spiritual Palms when Susan Burke walks in. A keen observer of human behavior, our unnamed narrator immediately diagnoses beautiful, rich Susan as an unhappy woman eager to give her lovely life a drama injection. However, when the "psychic" visits the eerie Victorian home that has been the source of Susan's terror and grief, she realizes she may not have to pretend to believe in ghosts anymore. Miles, Susan's teenage stepson, doesn't help matters with his disturbing manner and grisly imagination. The three are soon locked in a chilling battle to discover where the evil truly lurks and what, if anything, can be done to escape it.The Grownup, originally appeared as What Do You Do? in George R. R. Martins Rogues anthology....

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ISBN : 9780804188975
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Number of Pages : 64 pages
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The Grownup by Gillian Flynn The Grownup has , ratings and , reviews Emily May said The first part of this short story is expected It is exactly what I would expect fr The Grownup A Story by the Author of Gone Girl The Grownup is really of an extended short story than a book in its own right, as at pages in the Kindle edition and slightly fewer in the paperback, it s barely long enough to qualify as a novella Its narrator is a sex worker who branches out The Grownup by Gillian Flynn About The Grownup Gillian Flynn s Edgar Award winning homage to the classic ghost story, published for the first time as a standalone A canny young woman is struggling to survive by perpetrating various levels of mostly harmless fraud On a rainy April morning, she is reading auras at Spiritual Palms when Susan Burke walks in. The Grownup Gillian Flynn Buy The Grownup by Gillian Flynn from s Fiction Books Store Everyday low prices on a huge range of new releases and classic fiction. The Grownup Gillian Flynn The Grownup is accomplished storytelling, an impressive teaser to keep fans engaged while they await her next full length outing THE INDEPENDENT ON The Grownup A Story by the Author of The Grownup A Story by the Author of Gone Girl Gillian Flynn Books Gillian Flynn, The Grownup A small tease to keep us The pressure to write the next book after Gone Girl must be immense Gillian Flynn s third novel has been extraordinarily successful, selling millions of copies Grownup definition of grownup by The Free Dictionary grownup a fully developed person from maturity onward adult individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul a human being there was too much for one person to do adult body the body of an adult human being brachycephalic an adult with a The Grownup A Story by the Author of Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn s Edgar Award winning homage to the classic ghost story, published for the first time as a standalone A canny young woman is struggling to survive by The Grown Up Chocolate Company Shop Our Call us on am pm Mon Fri Your Account Log in Create Account

The Grownup Reviews

  • Jen

    Flynn, you definitely know how to lure in a reader. Full shock value obtained in the opening page with the whole hand job introduction. I was unaware you could get carpal tunnel syndrome from giving too many although I guess any "job" comes with its occupational hazards.

    This story isn’t about hand jobs though. It’s a little twister that involves some creepy characters and a plot that just isn't deep enough. I need a longer story, Flynn!

    When I read your acknowledgements you wrote this little sto
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  • Darth J

    For my first Flynn, it really wasn't bad for the most part. (The ending made my eyes roll, but more on that later.) It seems that the writer is a keen study of the human condition, her snark is cold yet captivating and really cuts to the truth.



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  • Elizabeth Sagan

    I’m not surprised that I liked this short story by Gillian Flynn since I absolutely loved Gone Girl. It reminded me of Apt Pupil by Stephen King (you should check that one too). The writing style is really beautiful and it draws you in from the first paragraph. And the plot twist was nicely made. I’ll give it plus points for the great dialogue at the end.

  • Maxwell

    It takes some serious skill to write a story that is so layered and has such well-developed characters in only 65 pages. But leave it to Gillian Flynn to do it. I loved this modern take on the classic haunted house story. It's messed up and so well executed. She's really great at creating voices that are identifiable and confidently written. Once again I'm out of Flynn material to read. Can't wait for whatever she comes up with next.

  • *TANYA*

    I really, really liked this story, it was straight to the point and very entertaining. Although I was left wondering who the real villain was. Hahaha!!!

  • Alejandro

    I loved the book! What better compliment can I say?

    TWISTING YOUR MIND

    Gillian Flynn! You did it again!

    I loved to read this short story!

    I loved how Gillian Flynn, the author, played with my brain. At the end of the reading, my mind was so screwed up (but in the good way!), that I was thankful that she didn’t gave up a clear explanation about what just happened in those couple of hours while I was engaging into the book.

    Sometimes you need explanations, and I have no doubt that some people need
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  • Elizabeth

    Flynn is a fucking queen, and that was the greatest first line ever.

  • Patty

    This was a complete waste of money. I truly feel like I am the one who was tricked, conned, taken advantage of. I wish I had given this $3.00 to a homeless person. I wonder if Gillian Flynn will donate the proceeds of this to charity.