Excerpts from Gone Girl – Gillian Flynn

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This is why you should read the book. Just for it’s sheer shock value.
But if you haven’t,  here’s what you are missing out on.

NICK DUNNE
NINE WEEKS AFTER THE RETURN

My father finally died. At night, in his sleep. A woman spooned his last meal into his mouth, a woman settled him into bed for his last rest, a woman cleaned him up after he died, and a woman phoned to give me the news.
‘He was a good man,’ she said, dullness with an obligatory injection of empathy. ‘No, he wasn’t,’ I said, and she laughed like she clearly hadn’t in a month.
I thought it would make me feel better to have the man vanished from the earth, but I actually felt a massive, frightening hollowness open up in my chest. I had spent my life comparing myself to my father, and now he was gone, and…

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