Book jacket image for The Guest by Emma Cline

Random House



The Guest

The Guest is a worthy and unforgettable next step for Emma Cline, whose style is spare yet beautiful.

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Review of ‘The Guest’

Alex has found herself alone, without a home and penniless on the wealthy East End of Long Island. She walks along aimlessly in the hot sun, everything she owns in a small bag. When a couple pedal past her on their beach cruisers, Alex wonders idly about their story: “What sort of…

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