Book
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My dark Vanessa

Title
My dark Vanessa
Author
Kate Elizabeth Russell
Language
English
Publisher
London: 4th Estate, 2020
372 p.
ISBN
9780008342258 (hardback) 9780008342241 (hardback)

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About Kate Elizabeth Russell

Kate Elizabeth Russell (born 1984) is an American author. Her debut novel, My Dark Vanessa, was published in 2020 and became a national bestseller.

Biography

Russell was raised in the town of Clifton, Maine, attending John Bapst Memorial High School in Bangor, Maine,and Brewer High School in Brewer,Maine, from which she graduated in 2002. She subsequently studied as an undergraduate at the University of Maine at Farmington, earning a B.F.A. in Creative Writing in 2006, and went on to earn an M.F.A. from Indiana University and a Ph.D. in Creative Writing from the University of Kansas.

My Dark Vanessa

Russell's first novel offers a fictional account of a traumatic sexual relationship between its protagonist, Vanessa Wye, and Jacob Strane. Wye is 15 years old and a lonely student at boarding school when Strane, her 42-year-old English teacher, begins grooming her for …Read more on Wikipedia