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We Wish You Luck by Caroline Zancan

We Wish You Luck

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We Wish You Luck by Caroline Zancan
Jan 14, 2020 | ISBN 9780525534938
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“Caroline Zancan’s wizardry is difficult to summarize: her prose is precise, deft, cutting—summing up a glance, an intent, a person’s inner weather with perfect efficiency, and making it look easy. We Wish You Luck is a book for anyone who’s ever had literature change their life. It makes the undeniable case for the power of words on a page—their power to make us, and to break us apart completely.”
—Rachel Khong, author of Goodbye, Vitamin

“A seductive and tightly controlled literary revenge story. With a dash of The Secret History, We Wish You Luck is a wonderful, hypnotic novel about craft, narrative, and the stakes of literary production.” —Lydia Kiesling, author of The Golden State
We Wish You Luck is a thrilling tale, a puzzle that isn’t so much assembled as revealed by its crafty chorus of We. I loved watching the story unfold, and I loved never knowing if the collective impulse was to create or destroy. A smart, fun read.”
—Lindsay Hunter, author of Eat Only When You’re Hungry and Ugly Girls

“A coming-of-age story filled with fascinating, richly imagined characters, Zancan tells the story of writers and their intricate, at times darkly ruinous desires. It’s rare to describe a book about writing as ‘addictive,’ but that’s exactly what Zancan has done here.”
—Hala Alyan, author of Salt Houses

“[I]nventive, addictive…. Zancan excels at portraying the claustrophobia and competitiveness that can arise when someone is near others who share the same goals. This ambitious novel about love and revenge reads like a thriller, while asking probing questions about what it means to make art and how artists influence each other, for better or worse.” —Publishers Weekly

“[C]aptures the fraught environment of almost-grown-ups on campus in sharp, unsparing detail and with lyrical momentum…. [A]sks intriguing questions about power, complicity, and the urge to tell someone else’s story.” —Kirkus

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