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Gone Girl: A taut and compelling thriller (plus WIN a copy to take home)

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Because you can’t read a book whilst you’re holding a steering wheel…

Book Review: Gone Girl by Gillian FlynnThis competition has now closed but you can see all our current competitions here.

This week, we’ve had our noses buried in Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn…

We’re sure this huge bestselling novel is somewhere on your radar, especially since it’s now a hotly anticipated David Fincher movie starring Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike. Find out what it’s all about now…

Who are you? What have we done to each other? These are the questions Nick Dunne finds himself asking on the morning of his fifth wedding anniversary, when his wife Amy suddenly disappears.

The police suspect Nick. Amy’s friends reveal that she was afraid of him, that she kept secrets from him. He swears it isn’t true.

A police examination of his computer shows strange searches. He says they weren’t made by him.

And then there are the persistent calls on his mobile phone. So what really did happen to Nick’s beautiful wife?

The Times newspaper says Gone Girl “turned the rules of your average psychological thriller inside-out…it’s breathtaking”. To find out if you agree you’ll just have to read it yourself.

For a chance to win a copy of Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn all you have to do is tell us what you’re reading in the comments box below before 11am on December 15 when a winner will be picked.

THIS COMPETITION HAS NOW CLOSED. THANKS TO EVERYONE WHO ENTERED AND WELL DONE TO WESLEY NAPER WHO WAS CHOSEN AT RANDOM TO WIN THE PRIZE.


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GC articles show you one of four ways (the one in bold) to live greener…

/ Be a winner (not a binner) /
/ Turn up the style (not the heat) /
/ Love the trend (not the spend) /
/ Do it in public (not the car/plane) /


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