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A high-school sex scandal jolts a group of teenage girls into a new awareness of their own potency and power. The sudden and total publicity seems to turn every act into a performance and every platform into a stage. But when the local drama school decides to turn the scandal into a show, the real world and the world of the theatre are forced to meet, and soon the boundaries between private and public begin to dissolve. "The Rehearsal" is an exhilarating and provocative novel about the unsimple mess of human desire, at once a tender evocation of its young protagonists and a shrewd expose of emotional compromise.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781847081391
ISBN-10: 1847081398
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 129mm x 24mm)
Pages: 320
Imprint: Granta Books
Publisher: Granta Books
Publish Date: 4-Mar-2010
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Eleanor Catton

Eleanor Catton was born in 1985 in Canada and raised in New Zealand, where she has won several prizes for this, her first novel, including the 2008 Glenn Schaeffer Fellowship to the Iowa Writers' workshop.

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