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  • Published: 9 April 2024
  • ISBN: 9780241993798
  • Imprint: Penguin General UK
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 384
  • RRP: $22.99

The Things We Do To Our Friends

A Sunday Times bestselling deliciously dark, intoxicating, compulsive tale of feminist revenge, toxic friendships, and deadly secrets




A Sunday Times bestselling deliciously dark, bitingly compulsive tale of feminist revenge, toxic friendships, and deadly secrets

Clare arrives at the University of Edinburgh with a secret. This is her chance for a blank slate: to find the right people and reinvent herself. And then she meets Tabitha. Tabitha is charismatic, beautiful and intimidatingly wealthy. Soon Clare is sucked into her enigmatic circle of friends and their dizzying world of champagne on rooftops and summers in France. Her new life has begun.
Then Tabitha reveals the little project they're working on, a project they need Clare's help with. It's reckless, possibly perilous and might finally allow Clare to become who she was meant to be... But how much is an extraordinary life worth if others have to pay?

  • Published: 9 April 2024
  • ISBN: 9780241993798
  • Imprint: Penguin General UK
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 384
  • RRP: $22.99

About the author

Heather Darwent

Heather Darwent is based just outside of Edinburgh. Originally from Yorkshire, she came to Scotland to study History of Art at the University of Edinburgh, like her character Clare, and ended up never quite leaving. When she's not writing, you'll find her reading chaotic non-fiction about Silicon Valley and swimming in the sea . . . or being unbearably boring in conversation about swimming in the sea. The Things We Do To Our Friends is her debut novel.

Praise for The Things We Do To Our Friends

Seamlessly blends Gone Girl and Promising Young Woman. Smart, sophisticated, seductive'

S J Watson, Before I Go To Sleep

Satisfyingly dark, cleverly plotted and pleasingly Donna Tarttish

Emma Flint, Little Deaths

Perfect for fans of dark academia stories like The Secret History and If We Were Villains

Cosmopolitan

Darwent has a great career as a thriller writer ahead of her'

Sunday Times

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