The Perfect Nanny Leila Slimani

The Perfect Nanny

Author: Leila Slimani
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Book Title
The Perfect Nanny
Author
Leila Slimani
ISBN
9780525506102
One of the 10 BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR of The New York Times Book Review *National Bestseller* "You won't move until you reach the last page." --People She has the keys to their apartment. She knows everything. She has embedded herself so deeply in their lives that it now seems impossible to remove her. When Myriam decides to return to work as a lawyer after having children, she and her husband look for the perfect nanny for their son and daughter. They never dreamed they would find Louise: a quiet, polite, devoted woman who sings to the children, cleans the family's chic Paris apartment, stays late without complaint, and hosts enviable kiddie parties. But as the couple and the nanny become more dependent on one another, jealousy, resentment, and suspicions mount, shattering the idyllic tableau. Building tension with every page, The Perfect Nanny is a compulsive, riveting, bravely observed exploration of power, class, race, domesticity, motherhood, and madness--and the American debut of an immensely talented writer.Binding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Leila SlimaniPublisher: Penguin BooksPublished: 04/02/2019ISBN: 9780525506102Pages: 288Weight: 0.40lbsSize: 7.40h x 4.10w x 0.80d
One of the 10 BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR of The New York Times Book Review

*National Bestseller*

"You won't move until you reach the last page." --People

She has the keys to their apartment. She knows everything. She has embedded herself so deeply in their lives that it now seems impossible to remove her.

When Myriam decides to return to work as a lawyer after having children, she and her husband look for the perfect nanny for their son and daughter. They never dreamed they would find Louise: a quiet, polite, devoted woman who sings to the children, cleans the family's chic Paris apartment, stays late without complaint, and hosts enviable kiddie parties. But as the couple and the nanny become more dependent on one another, jealousy, resentment, and suspicions mount, shattering the idyllic tableau. Building tension with every page, The Perfect Nanny is a compulsive, riveting, bravely observed exploration of power, class, race, domesticity, motherhood, and madness--and the American debut of an immensely talented writer.

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Leila Slimani
Publisher: Penguin Books
Published: 04/02/2019
ISBN: 9780525506102
Pages: 288
Weight: 0.40lbs
Size: 7.40h x 4.10w x 0.80d
One of the 10 BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR of The New York Times Book Review

*National Bestseller*

"You won't move until you reach the last page." --People

She has the keys to their apartment. She knows everything. She has embedded herself so deeply in their lives that it now seems impossible to remove her.

When Myriam decides to return to work as a lawyer after having children, she and her husband look for the perfect nanny for their son and daughter. They never dreamed they would find Louise: a quiet, polite, devoted woman who sings to the children, cleans the family's chic Paris apartment, stays late without complaint, and hosts enviable kiddie parties. But as the couple and the nanny become more dependent on one another, jealousy, resentment, and suspicions mount, shattering the idyllic tableau. Building tension with every page, The Perfect Nanny is a compulsive, riveting, bravely observed exploration of power, class, race, domesticity, motherhood, and madness--and the American debut of an immensely talented writer.

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Leila Slimani
Publisher: Penguin Books
Published: 04/02/2019
ISBN: 9780525506102
Pages: 288
Weight: 0.40lbs
Size: 7.40h x 4.10w x 0.80d