Incendiaries

Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group Release date: 2018-07-31

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Now a National Bestseller"e;Religion, politics, and love collide in this slim but powerful novel reminiscent of Donna Tartt's The Secret History, with menace and mystery lurking in every corner."e; --People Magazine"e;The most buzzed-about debut of the summer, as it should be...unusual and enticing ... The Incendiaries arrives at precisely the right moment."e; --The Washington Post"e;Radiant...A dark, absorbing story of how first love can be as intoxicating and dangerous as religious fundamentalism."e; --New York Times Book ReviewA powerful, darkly glittering novel of violence, love, faith, and loss, as a young woman at an elite American university is drawn into a cult's acts of terrorism.Phoebe Lin and Will Kendall meet in their first month at prestigious Edwards University. Phoebe is a glamorous girl who doesn't tell anyone she blames herself for her mother's recent death. Will is a misfit scholarship boy who transfers to Edwards from Bible college, waiting tables to get by. What he knows for sure is that he loves Phoebe. Grieving and guilt-ridden, Phoebe is drawn into a secretive cult founded by a charismatic former student with an enigmatic past. When the group commits a violent act in the name of faith, Will finds himself struggling to confront a new version of the fanaticism he's worked so hard to escape. Haunting and intense, The Incendiaries is a fractured love story that explores what can befall those who lose what they love most.

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Genre: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

Collection: Riverhead Books

Type: EPub

Pages: 224

ISBN: 9780735213913

Additional Information

Genre: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

Collection: Riverhead Books

Type: EPub

Pages: 224

ISBN: 9780735213913

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