Madeline Stevens

  • Comme elle

    Madeline Stevens

    Une baby-sitter dévouée corps et âme...Depuis qu'elle est arrivée à New York, Ella est à la dérive. Elle vit en colocation dans un studio délabré et enchaîne les petits boulots. Aussi, quand un jeune couple aisé de l'Upper East Side lui propose de devenir jeune fille au pair, elle s'empresse d'accepter.

  • DEVOTION

    Madeline Stevens

    • Faber
    • 15 Août 2019

    Ella Crawford is 26, lonely, and so broke that she seduces strange men when she suspects they'll buy her dinner. Her fate changes the day she begins nannying for a rich and beautiful Upper East Side mother. Both women are just 26 - but unlike Ella, Lonnie has a doting husband and son, artistic talent, and old family money. Ella is mesmerised by Lonnie's girlish affection and disregard for the normal boundaries of friendship and marriage, but resentment grows too, alongside this dizzying attraction. Crackling with sensuality and heart-quickening suspense, Madeline Stevens' searing debut novel explores themes of class, aspiration, female friendship, sexuality, and obsession.

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