New PDF release: Catalina: A Novel

By Liska Jacobs

A magnetic, provocative debut novel chronicling a tender woman’s downward spiral following the top of an affair

Elsa Fisher is headed for all-time low. a minimum of, that’s her plan. She has simply been fired from MoMA at the heels of an affair along with her married boss, and she or he retreats to l. a. to blow her severance package deal on no matter what it takes to numb the soreness. Her deserted staff of school associates (childhood good friend Charlotte and her wayward husband, Jared; and Elsa’s ex-husband, Robby) obtain her with open palms, and, considering she’s on holiday, a plan to have a good time their reunion on a booze-soaked crusing journey to Catalina Island.

But Elsa doesn’t are looking to have a good time. She is misplaced, lonely, and whole of rage, and purely desires to sink as little as the medicine and alcohol will take her. On Catalina, her made up our minds unraveling and recklessness reveal painful thoughts and darkish wishes, placing every person within the staff at risk.

With the creeping risk of Patricia Highsmith and the bender-chic of Bret Easton Ellis, Liska Jacobs brings you contained in the brain of an offended, reckless younger girl hell-bent on destruction—every web page taut with the information that Elsa’s direction doesn't bring about a cheerful position. Catalina is a compulsive, deliciously darkish exploration of good looks, love, and friendship, and the occasionally poisonous wishes that force us.

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