The Fever: A Novel

The Fever: A Novel

Megan Abbott


"THE FEVER holds precise to its name: it is darkish, worrying, unusually attractive and completely unshakeable" -- Gillian Flynn.

In this impossible-to-put-down "panic assault of a novel,"* a small-town highschool turns into the breeding flooring for a mysterious ailment.

Deenie Nash is a diligent scholar with a close-knit relatives; her brother Eli is a hockey celebrity and her father is a well-liked instructor. but if Deenie's ally is struck by way of a terrifying, unexplained seizure at school, the Nashes' seeming balance dissolves into chaos. As rumors of a dangerous outbreak unfold via institution, and hysteria and contagion swell, a chain of tightly held secrets and techniques emerges, threatening to solve friendships, households, and the town's fragile experience of protection.

A chilling tale approximately guilt, relations secrets and techniques, and the deadly energy of wish, THE FEVER is "a potboiler within the truest, most sensible feel" and "a nice novel, complete stop."**

*Jodi Picoult
**Slate

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