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Fake Accounts-9780008366520

Fake Accounts

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A wry, provocative and very funny debut novel about identity, authenticity and the self in the age of the internet A Bookseller Editor's Choice On the eve of Donald Trump's inauguration, a young woman snoops through her boyfriend's phone and makes a startling discovery: he's an anonymous Internet conspiracy theorist, and a popular one at that. Already fluent in Internet fakery, irony, and outrage, she's not exactly shocked by the revelation. But this is only the first in a series of bizarre twists that expose a world whose truths are shaped by online lies.

Suddenly left with no reason to stay in New York - or be anywhere in particular - she flees to Berlin, and embarks on her own cycles of manipulation in the deceptive spaces of her daily life, from dating apps to expat social events, open-plan offices to bureaucratic waiting rooms. Narrated in a voice as seductive as it is subtly subversive, Fake Accounts is a wry, provocative and very funny debut novel about identity and authenticity in the age of the internet.

Author: Oyler, Lauren, Binding: Hardback, Imprint: Fourth Estate Ltd, Series: N/A, Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers, Published: 04/02/2021, Pagination: 272 pages, Classification: Fiction & related items, Country of Publication: United Kingdom