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By Liska Jacobs

A magnetic, provocative debut novel chronicling a tender woman’s downward spiral following the tip of an affair

Elsa Fisher is headed for all-time low. not less than, that’s her plan. She has simply been fired from MoMA at the heels of an affair along with her married boss, and he or she retreats to l. a. to blow her severance package deal on no matter what it takes to numb the discomfort. Her deserted staff of faculty pals (childhood pal Charlotte and her wayward husband, Jared; and Elsa’s ex-husband, Robby) obtain her with open hands, and, pondering she’s on holiday, a plan to rejoice their reunion on a booze-soaked crusing journey to Catalina Island.

But Elsa doesn’t are looking to have fun. She is misplaced, lonely, and whole of rage, and purely desires to sink as little as the medication and alcohol will take her. On Catalina, her decided unraveling and recklessness reveal painful stories and darkish wishes, placing all people within the staff at risk.

With the creeping threat of Patricia Highsmith and the bender-chic of Bret Easton Ellis, Liska Jacobs brings you contained in the brain of an indignant, reckless younger lady hell-bent on destruction—every web page taut with the data that Elsa’s course doesn't result in a contented position. Catalina is a compulsive, deliciously darkish exploration of attractiveness, love, and friendship, and the occasionally poisonous wishes that force us.

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