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By Christopher Bollen

'The Destroyers is a smart, subtle literary thriller; for all its originality, it invokes the colours of Lawrence Durrell and Graham Greene' Jay McInerney, writer of Bright, beneficial Days

When Charlie and that i have been younger, we performed a video game referred to as Destroyers . . . We have been sprucing our instincts, jettisoning attachments. We have been honing innovations for survival ...
 
Ian Bledsoe is at the run, broke and humiliated, fleeing the emotional and fiscal fallout of his father's dying. His adolescence buddy Charlie – rich, exuberant and basking in lifestyles at the Greek island of Patmos – is his final hope.

before everything, Patmos is sort of a dream – sun-soaked days on Charlie’s yacht and the reappearance of a female friend from Ian’s prior – and Charlie with ease bargains the lifeline he desperately wishes. yet, like Charlie himself, this pretty island conceals a darkness underneath. whilst he vanishes forsaking his murky enterprise affairs, Ian unearths himself stuck in a terrifying labyrinth of deceits. As boys, the pair performed a online game known as Destroyers – a video game, he now realizes, they could by no means have stopped playing.

Expansive, shiny and suspenseful, within the vein of Donna Tartt's The Goldfinch, The Destroyers is a spell binding drama of strength and destiny, fathers and sons, self-invention and self-deception.

'Equal components Graham Greene, Patricia Highsmith and F. Scott FitzgeraldThe Destroyers is right away lyrical and suspenseful, considerate and riveting' Garth Greenwell, writer of What Belongs to You

The Destroyers manages to be either fast-paced and contemplative, a great leisure and in addition whatever extra lasting, haunting meditation on friendship and desperation’ Guardian, Best vacation Reads of 2017

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