Book ‘Nightshift’ by Kiare Ladner

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"Once again, we have arrived at our favorite topic: fraught female friendship. This time it's young women working nights at crappy jobs in 90s London. You'll rip through this, reading through the night, as fixated on the story as Ladner's characters are fixated on each other." — Glamour. A riveting debut novel of complex female friendship and obsession, following one young woman’s decision to abandon her normal life and join the otherworldly, nocturnal existence of London’s nightshift workers. When twenty-three-year-old Meggie meets her distant and enigmatic new coworker Sabine, she recognizes in her the person she would like to be. Meggie is immediately drawn to worldly, beautiful...
Publisher: Mariner Books (February 8, 2022)  Pages: 256 pages  ISBN-10: 0063138247  ISBN-13: 978-0063138247  ASIN:‎ B08GKW9JNJ

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As a child, Kiare Ladner wanted to live on a farm, run an orphanage, and be onstage. As an adult, she found herself working for academics, with prisoners, and on nightshifts. Her short stories have been published in anthologies and broadcast on BBC Radio 4. Nightshift is her first novel, written while studying for a Ph.D. She grew up in South Africa and lives in London.

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