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The Last House on Needless Street

A BBC Two Between the Covers Book Club Pick; the Gothic Masterpiece of 2021

Catriona Ward


Immersive, gripping, and delivering twist after twist: this is the must-read gothic thriller of 2021. It's so good you'll read it twice...
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The new updated edition of David Olusoga’s vital book on black British history

"Groundbreaking" – Observer

*** THE TIMES NO.4 BESTSELLER *** *** A BBC TWO BETWEEN THE COVERS BOOK CLUB PICK *** #1 KINDLE BESTSELLER THE TIMES THRILLER OF THE MONTH OBSERVER THRILLER OF THE MONTH GUARDIAN 2021 IN BOOKS PICK WATERSTONES MARCH 2021 PICK RED MAGAZINE MARCH 2021 PICK REFINERY 29 MARCH 2021 PICK 'The buzz is real.. I haven't read anything this exciting since Gone Girl' - STEPHEN KING 'This spectacular gothic fantasy is one of the most extraordinary thrillers of the year' - DAILY MAIL 'This is the most gloriously complex, shifting story, deeply disturbing yet also, somehow, heartwarming' - OBSERVER 'A dark, audacious highwire act of a novel' - GUARDIAN ________________________________________ This is the story of a murderer. A stolen child. Revenge. This is the story of Ted, who lives with his daughter Lauren and his cat Olivia in an ordinary house at the end of an ordinary street. All these things are true. And yet some of them are lies. You think you know what's inside the last house on Needless Street. You think you've read this story before. But you're wrong. In the dark forest at the end of Needless Street, something lies buried. But it's not what you think... From the multiple award-winning author of Little Eve and Rawblood, this extraordinary tale will thrill and move readers. A work of incredible imagination and heartbreaking beauty. *** FILM RIGHTS OPTIONED BY IMAGINARIUM PRODUCTIONS *** *** TRANSLATION RIGHTS SOLD IN EIGHTEEN TERRITORIES *** ________________________________________ 'Catriona Ward is the new face of literary dark fiction' - SARAH PINBOROUGH 'Books like this don't come around too often' - JOANNE HARRIS 'Believe the hype... a masterclass' - KIRAN MILLWOOD HARGRAVE 'A chilling and beautiful masterpiece of suspense. I was completely enthralled' - JOE HILL 'A masterpiece. Beautiful, heartbreaking and quietly uplifting' - ALEX NORTH 'Full of twists and turns, this high-concept gothic horror is going to be huge' - GUARDIAN
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Book publisherProfile Books Ltd
Publication date18 Mar 2021
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