"'Wonderfully written and as compulsive as Grisham... A riveting novel' The Times 'A brilliant fictional account of what might drive a scientist to manipulate data - and why a colleague might expose his misconduct... Breathtaking.' Financial Times '[Goodman] examines her subjects with exquisite precision, recording their reactions with thrilling subtlety.' Observer 'Goodman's characters so live and breathe on the page that they could get up and make you a cup of coffee while you finish the next chapter. Intuition is a stunning achievement.' Economist 'A thriller and a page-turner... Brilliant.' Lionel Shriver, Guardian * Optioned by Tom Hanks' production company, Playtone"
About the Author
Allegra Goodman is the author of a number of novels and collections of short stories. Named by the New Yorker as one of the twenty best American writers under forty, she has won several awards, and was shortlisted for the US National Book Award for her novel Kaaterskill Falls. She lives with her family in Cambridge, Massachusetts. This is her first book to be published in the UK.