R. F. Kuang


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HarperCollins Publishers
9 May 2024
ISBN: 9780008532819
336 pages

From the publisher

The new book from no. 1 ​New York Times and no. 2 ​Sunday Times bestselling author R.F. Kuang


‘Razor-sharp’ ​TIME

‘A wild ride’ ​STYLIST

‘Darkly comic’ ​GQ

‘Satirical and humorous’ ​COSMOPOLITAN

‘Unforgettable’ ​WOMAN & HOME

Athena Liu is a literary darling and June Hayward is literally nobody.

White lies
When Athena dies in a freak accident, June steals her unpublished manuscript and publishes it as her own under the ambiguous name Juniper Song.

Dark humour
But as evidence threatens June’s stolen success, she will discover exactly how far she will go to keep what she thinks she deserves.

Deadly consequences…
What happens next is entirely everyone else’s fault.