The Art of Constructing a Thriller: An Evening with Gillian Flynn
Thursday, May 16, 2013 at 6:00 PM (CDT)
A perfect wife disappears, and her husband-of-the-year is thrown into a situation gone terribly wrong. In a story full of surprising twists, Gillian Flynn’s Gone Girl tracks the course of a marriage gone spectacularly wrong. For the protagonists, it’s a psychological battle with everything at stake; for the reader, an excavation of human failings and incredible depths of betrayal . . . and a mystery whose resolution is every bit as troubling as it's beginning.
Join New York Times bestselling author Gillian Flynn for a frank discussion on constructing a thriller, building complex female protagonists, why the Midwest is the best place for a mystery, and how Flynn's former job as Entertainment Weekly's TV critic helped her become a mystery writer.
Following the discussion, books will be available for purchase courtesy of the Book Stall at Chestnut Court.
Tickets will be available for purchase beginning April 1.
Ticket sales will end at 12 AM on May 14. Limited tickets will be available at the door.
One Book Two Villages is a program designed to inspire the Winnetka-Northfield community to read and discuss great books. The program includes author visits, reading discussions, and activities to enrich your reading experience. For more information, visit www.onebooktwovillages.org.
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