People Like Them

They brought in architects, contractors, workers, tons of folks. But it never got done. ... Costello was visibly struggling to understand why people like them would deliberately choose to live in a village like ours.

People Like Them

People Like Them

'Disturbing and powerful ... I loved it' - Leïla Slimani, author of Lullaby 'Icy and chilling... In sharply drawn sentences, Sedira summons the beauty of a small French village, and the shocking acts of the people inside it' - Flynn Berry, author of the Reese Whitherspoon Book Club pick, Northern Spy You sprinted all the way to the river. What were you running from? Anna and Constant Guillot and their two daughters live in the peaceful, remote mountain village of Carmac. Everyone in Carmac knows each other, leading simple lives mostly unaffected by the outside world – that is until Bakary and Sylvia Langlois arrive with their three children. The new family's impressive chalet and expensive cars are in stark contrast with the modesty of those of their neighbours, yet despite their initial differences, the Langlois and the Guillots form an uneasy friendship. But when both families come under financial strain, the underlying class and racial tensions of their relationship reach breaking point, culminating in act of abhorrent violence. With piercing psychological insight and gripping storytelling, People Like Them asks the questions: How could a seemingly ordinary person commit the most extraordinary crime? And how could their loved ones ever come to terms with what they'd done? Lullaby meets Little Fires Everywhere, this intense, suspenseful prize-winning novel explores the darker side of human nature - and the terrible things people are capable of. *Winner of the Prix Eugène Dabit*

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People Like Them
Language: en
Pages: 144
Authors: Samira Sedira
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-07-08 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

'Disturbing and powerful ... I loved it' - Leïla Slimani, author of Lullaby 'Icy and chilling... In sharply drawn sentences, Sedira summons the beauty of a small French village, and the shocking acts of the people inside it' - Flynn Berry, author of the Reese Whitherspoon Book Club pick, Northern
People Like Them: Birch Clump Village Reader 6
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Joshua Seidl SSP
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-12-09 - Publisher: Lulu Press, Inc

Collection of short stories and art. This is a continuing series about mostly baby boomers in their teens and young adult years. Issues on bullying is covered; how it was then, and how we see things today. Amos comes home from Vietnam with a Purple Heart. Dean marries Amos' former
Stuff White People Like
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Christian Lander
Categories: Humor
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-08-06 - Publisher: Random House

They love nothing better than sipping free-trade gourmet coffee, leafing through the Sunday New York Times, and listening to David Sedaris on NPR (ideally all at the same time). Apple products, indie music, food co-ops, and vintage T-shirts make them weak in the knees. They believe they’re unique, yet somehow
Power
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Jeffrey Pfeffer
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-09-14 - Publisher: Harper Collins

“Pfeffer [blends] academic rigor and practical genius into wonderfully readable text. The leading thinker on the topic of power, Pfeffer here distills his wisdom into an indispensable guide.” —Jim Collins, author of New York Times bestselling author Good to Great and How the Mighty Fall Some people have it, and
Other People's Love Affairs
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: D. Wystan Owen
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-08-21 - Publisher: Algonquin Books

“Owen writes exquisite stories that lodge somewhere in my chest and keep detonating—loudly, devastatingly—again and again.”—Garth Greenwell, author of What Belongs to You In the ten luminous stories of D. Wystan Owen’s debut collection, the people of Glass, a picturesque village on the rugged English coast, are haunted by longings