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S J WATSON’s first novel, Before I Go To Sleep, became a phenomenal international success and has now sold over 6,000,000 copies worldwide. It won the Crime Writers’ Association Award for Best Debut Novel and the Galaxy National Book Award for Crime Thriller of the Year and has been translated into more than 40 languages.
The film of the book, starring Nicole Kidman, Colin Firth and Mark Strong, and directed by Rowan Joffe, was released in September 2014. 
Second Life, a psychological thriller, was published to acclaim in 2015. Final Cut, was published to rave reviews in August 2020. 

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Subplots Extra: More on shame, and being friend-zoned, and Matroyshka dolls


I started this as the first entry in next week’s Subplots post. But then it grew, and grew, and it turned out I had quite a bit to say. So I’m releasing it early, as bonus, solus post.

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