Look at Me
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LOOK AT ME is a superb coming-of-age novel and an unsettling yet entertaining exploration of grief.
'A sharp-eyed novel about grief, family and understanding'
Woman & Home Magazine
Lizzy's mother died two years ago, leaving a family bereft by her absence and a house still filled with her things. Then, one day, Lizzy finds a letter from a stranger to her father, and discovers he has another child. Lizzy invites her into their world in an act of outraged defiance. Almost immediately, she realises her mistake.
'A clever exploration of family and grief, which will appeal to fans of Harriet Lane'
'A creepy, claustrophobic family drama...a welcome breath of fresh air in the era of huge doorstep novels '
- Published: Sep 08 2016
- Pages: 272
- 196 x 128mm
- ISBN: 9781472229878
Suspenseful, tautly written and unnervingly psychologically astute
Sarah Rayner, bestselling author of ONE MOMENT, ONE MORNING
A hugely enjoyable novel - astutely observed, witty and original. Just my sort of book!
Nina Pottell, notesfromthechair
A beautifully written story of a normal, dysfunctional family, trying to cope with grief
Colette McBeth, author of THE LIFE I LEFT BEHIND
A book to fall in love with... captivating, creepy and beguiling all at once
It reminded me of Hausfrau in tone, somehow. Startling and sad
Joanna Cannon, author of THE TROUBLE WITH GOATS AND SHEEP
Exquisitely written, with a beautiful balance between darkness and humour
Sarah Chapman, Bibliomouse
Enchanting and creepy, Look At Me filled me with a delightful sense of unease
Cathy RentzenbrinkBookseller, Editor's Choice
This slender novel puts a fragile family under the spotlight with great effect
- Woman & Home
A sharp-eyed novel about grief, family and understanding
A creepy, claustrophobic family drama
- Daily Mail
With characters that are sharply observed with a beady eye for detail, this is a haunting study of family, grief, and loss
- Look Magazine
This debut is about to go massive - and it has us hooked from the get-go
- Red Magazine
A clever exploration of family and grief, which will appeal to fans of Harriet Lane
- Daily Express S Magazine
Sarah Duguid's debut is light on its toes, a delicate, elegant examination of a complicated family situation where emotions are unpredictable and connections are tenuous
- Sunday Mirror
Full of wonderfully acerbic humour, a fantastic debut
A tense, gripping and beautifully descriptive tale of grief, revenge and family secrets
Duguid brings to life the nuances of family life with ease
- Good Housekeeping
Its astute observations about family means it packs a punch
- OK Magazine
A witty and touching take on grief and how families pull together to cope in its wake (5*)
The simmering tension and painful misunderstanding of Duguid's debut lingers on my mind... seductive and chilling
- Sunday Times
Unnerving, absorbing and wincingly well-observed, this is an accomplished debut