Nvk: A Novel

November 26, 2019|
Nvk: A Novel by Temple Drake
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A novel by RUPERT THOMSON writing as TEMPLE DRAKE

HER SECRET MUST BE KEPT FOR ALL ETERNITY.


Set in the otherworldly megalopolis that is today’s Shanghai, Temple Drake’s suspenseful first novel blends the gothic, the erotic, and the supernatural as it charts an intense and dangerous affair.

 
One night in 2012, executive Zhang Guo Xing takes a group of European clients to a fashionable nightclub in Shanghai. While there, he meets a strikingly beautiful young Western woman called Naemi Vieno Kuusela. The physical attraction between them proves irresistible, and they embark on an intoxicating affair. But Naemi is not what she appears to be…
 
To Zhang’s surprise, she veers between passion and wariness, conducting the relationship entirely on her own terms. He feels driven to find out more about her, and is swiftly drawn into a web of intrigue, mystery, and horror. Is she a ghost? A demon? Do the living dead walk the streets of twenty-first century Shanghai?
 
Written in spare, high-octane prose, NVK is the first in a series of dark, hypnotic novels that explore the roots of desire and the cruel costs of immortality.
TEMPLE DRAKE is the pen name of acclaimed author RUPERT THOMSON, who has written eleven novels, including Never Anyone But You; Katherine Carlyle; Secrecy; The Insult, which was shortlisted for the Guardian Fiction Prize and selected by David Bowie as one of his 100 Must-Read Books of All Time; The Book of Revelation, which was made in...
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Title:Nvk: A Novel
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:352 pages, 6.99 X 5.2 X 0.91 in
Shipping dimensions:352 pages, 6.99 X 5.2 X 0.91 in
Published:November 26, 2019
Publisher:Other Press
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781590519356

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