If We Were Villains

If We Were Villains

A Novel

Book - 2017
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"Much like Donna Tartt's The Secret History , M. L. Rio's sparkling debut is a richly layered story of love, friendship, and obsession...will keep you riveted through its final, electrifying moments."
--Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney, New York Times bestselling author of The Nest
"Nerdily (and winningly) in love with Shakespeare...Readable, smart."
-- New York Times Book Review

Oliver Marks has just served ten years in jail - for a murder he may or may not have committed. On the day he's released, he's greeted by the man who put him in prison. Detective Colborne is retiring, but before he does, he wants to know what really happened a decade ago.

Ten years ago: as one of seven young actors studying Shakespeare at an elite arts college, Oliver and his friends play the same roles onstage and off: hero, villain, tyrant, temptress, ing#65533;nue, extra. But when the plays spill dangerously over into life, one of them is found dead. The rest face their greatest acting challenge yet: convincing the police, and themselves, that they are blameless.

Intelligent, thrilling, and richly detailed, If We Were Villains is a captivating story of the enduring power and passion of words.

Publisher: New York :, Flatiron Books,, ©2017.
ISBN: 9781250095282
Branch Call Number: FICTION RIO
Characteristics: 358 pages ; 25 cm

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Adw555
Sep 07, 2017

Just a comment that the title is spelled incorrectly in your catalog, and therefore does not come up unless you search by author.

Villains, not villians.

Thanks.

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