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Look at Me

By Sarah Duguid

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What happens when you invite a perfect stranger into your home? But that stranger just happens to also be your sister? 'Petite but powerful' Stylist

LOOK AT ME is a superb coming-of-age novel and an unsettling yet entertaining exploration of grief.

'A sharp-eyed novel about grief, family and understanding'

Woman & Home Magazine

Lizzy's mother died two years ago, leaving a family bereft by her absence and a house still filled with her things. Then, one day, Lizzy finds a letter from a stranger to her father, and discovers he has another child. Lizzy invites her into their world in an act of outraged defiance. Almost immediately, she realises her mistake.


'A clever exploration of family and grief, which will appeal to fans of Harriet Lane'
RED MAGAZINE
'A creepy, claustrophobic family drama...a welcome breath of fresh air in the era of huge doorstep novels '
GLAMOUR Magazine

Biographical Notes

Sarah Duguid grew up on a farm in North Lincolnshire and was educated at Durham University and UCL where she read English Literature. After university, she lived and worked in New York, South Africa and London before moving to Beirut where she now lives with her partner and their two sons. She is currently working on her second novel.

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  • ISBN: 9781472229878
  • Publication date: 08 Sep 2016
  • Page count: 272
  • Imprint: Tinder Press
With characters that are sharply observed with a beady eye for detail, this is a haunting study of family, grief, and loss — Daily Mail
A hugely enjoyable novel - astutely observed, witty and original. Just my sort of book! — Sarah Rayner, bestselling author of ONE MOMENT, ONE MORNING
This slender novel puts a fragile family under the spotlight with great effect — Cathy Rentzenbrink, Bookseller, Editor's Choice
A book to fall in love with... captivating, creepy and beguiling all at once — Colette McBeth, author of THE LIFE I LEFT BEHIND
A creepy, claustrophobic family drama — Glamour
A sharp-eyed novel about grief, family and understanding — Woman & Home
This debut is about to go massive - and it has us hooked from the get-go — Look Magazine
Suspenseful, tautly written and unnervingly psychologically astute — Alison Mercer
A beautifully written story of a normal, dysfunctional family, trying to cope with grief — Nina Pottell, notesfromthechair
It reminded me of Hausfrau in tone, somehow. Startling and sad — Sarah Franklin
Sarah Duguid's debut is light on its toes, a delicate, elegant examination of a complicated family situation where emotions are unpredictable and connections are tenuous — Daily Express S Magazine
Exquisitely written, with a beautiful balance between darkness and humour — Joanna Cannon, author of THE TROUBLE WITH GOATS AND SHEEP
Enchanting and creepy, Look At Me filled me with a delightful sense of unease — Sarah Chapman, Bibliomouse
A clever exploration of family and grief, which will appeal to fans of Harriet Lane — Red Magazine
Full of wonderfully acerbic humour, a fantastic debut — Sunday Mirror
A tense, gripping and beautifully descriptive tale of grief, revenge and family secrets — Heat
Duguid brings to life the nuances of family life with ease — Grazia
Its astute observations about family means it packs a punch — Good Housekeeping
A witty and touching take on grief and how families pull together to cope in its wake (5*) — OK Magazine
The simmering tension and painful misunderstanding of Duguid's debut lingers on my mind... seductive and chilling — Stylist
Unnerving, absorbing and wincingly well-observed, this is an accomplished debut — Sunday Times
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