My Year of Rest and Relaxation

My Year of Rest and Relaxation

The cult New York Times bestseller

Summary

THE TIKTOK SENSATION

Read THE razor-sharp satire that everyone is talking about...


On the surface ,our narrator has everything you could want in life. She's young, thin, pretty, a recent Columbia graduate and lives in an apartment on the Upper East Side of Manhattan paid for, like everything else, by her inheritance.

But there is a vacuum in her life and she's got the perfect solution. She's going to take a year under sedation to relax and hide away from the world.
What could possibly go wrong?

Blackly funny, merciless and compassionate, My Year of Rest and Relaxation, is the perfect read for fans of The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath and The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid.


PRAISE FOR MY YEAR OF REST AND RELAXATION:


'The book that everyone is talking about' The Times


'Diamond-hard entertainment' Guardian


'Electrifying...compelling...Moshfegh's protagonist is an unlikely revolutionary' Vanity Fair

Reviews

  • The book that everybody’s talking aboutI read it and was entranced.
    The Times

About the author

Ottessa Moshfegh

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