1800814909
Book:Queen K / Sarah Thomas.:2023 Book Queen K / Sarah Thomas.
Queen K / Sarah Thomas.
Author: Thomas, Sarah,
Publication year: 2023
Format: Book
Publisher: Profile Books Ltd
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 1800814909 9781800814905 :
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'An enjoyably voyeuristic drama of ambition, exploitation and betrayal, which illustrates how desire for acceptance can lead us to neglect others' The Bookseller Pick of the Month On a balmy evening in late March, an oligarch's wife hosts a party on a superyacht moored in the Maldives. Tables cover the massive deck, adorned with orchids, champagne bottles, name cards of celebrities. Uniformed staff flank a red carpet on the landing dock. This is what Kata has wanted for a long time: acceptance into the glittering world of high society. But there are those who aim to come between Kata and her goal, and they are closer to home than she could have imagined. Witness to the corruption and violence underneath the shiny surfaces is Mel, a young English woman employed to tutor Kata's precocious daughter and navigate her through the class codes of English privilege. Now the closest Mel gets to such privilege is as hired help to the wealthy, and she is deeply resentful. Exquisitely written and
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