Reviews

  • "Fascinating . . . Wild Game is a memoir that reads like a novel . . . describes -- beautifully -- the anguish of a child trapped in a tangled web of love and betrayal that affects her emotional decisions into adulthood"

    The Times
  • "Eye-popping . . . As books about families, sex and complicity go, this one’s right up there"

    Rachel Cooke, Observer
  • "Impossible-to-look-away-from... builds with anticipation and continues to unfold with observations and revelations"

    Amazon.com Best Books of 2019
  • "A sumptuous memoir of Brodeur’s glamorous, cocktail-sodden, spectacularly self-involved mother"

    Emma Beddington, Sunday Times
  • "Exquisite and harrowing . . . so gorgeously written and deeply insightful, and with a line of narrative tension that never slacks, from the first page to the last, that it’s one you’ll likely read in a single, delicious sitting"

    New York Times Book Review
  • "In this stunning tale of treachery – unsettling yet seductive – we are led through some of the darkest and most alluring corridors of the human heart"

    O Magazine
  • "Wild Game tells an extraordinary family story, but this riveting memoir will touch all mothers and daughters. Adrienne Brodeur explores with compassionate clarity the intense bonds of love and need that create a family; and the destruction that can ensue. This is a beautiful book"

    Claire Messud
  • "Brodeur writes beautifully"

    BBC
  • "It’s all my American friends will talk about"

    Hannah Betts, Daily Telegraph
  • "Brodeur’s memoir has set both Hollywood and publishing ablaze"

    Entertainment Weekly