Scarlett Thomas - Oligarchy (A Novel) (2nd Hand Hardback)
- Format : Slightly Slimmer 2nd Hand Hardback with Dust Jacket.
- Condition : As New
- Category : Fiction - Modern Mainstream Fiction
- Published : 2019 (Canongate - 1st Ed. / 1st Printing)
- ISBN : 9781786897794
- SKU : B001487
- PPC : LL390gm
- RRP : £14.99 (Unclipped)
- Quantity Available : 1 only.
From the bestselling author of The End of Mr. Y. Oligarchy is Scarlett Thomas' fierce and brilliant new novel about power, privilege and peer pressure.
When Natasha, daughter of a Russian oligarch, arrives for her first day at an all-girl boarding school, she finds herself thrown into a world of fierce pecking orders, eating disorders and Instagram angst.
While she spends her time with the other girls at the lake and the stables, a hand-picked few are invited to join the Headmaster at his house for extra lessons. Then her friend Bianca mysteriously vanishes, and quickly the routines of her dorm-mates seem darker and more alien than ever before.
Hilariously dark, Oligarchy is The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie for the digital age. Scarlett Thomas captures the lives of privileged teenage girls seeking to be loved and accepted in all their triviality and magnitude. With the help of her diet-obsessed classmates, Tash must try to stay alive - and sane - while she uncovers what’s really going on.
"This book is astonishing." - Country Reader.