“Gone Girl” Book Review

About the book


“Gone Girl” is a thriller novel written by an author named Gillian Flynn. The book was published in June 2012 and later it has been published as a movie in October 2014. The novel soon made the New York Times Bestseller list.

The story is about a man accused of being involved in the disappearance of his wife. The book is related to mystery, dishonesty and crimes. The author said that, in the writing book, she wanted to examine how people within a marriage lie to each other. In the story, the characters lie to each other with their affairs, disappearances and a fake diary to implicate Nick for Amy’s disappearance and murder. One review noted that the book is more than just a crime novel and that it is a masterful psychological thriller which offers an astute and thought-provoking look into two complex personalities. Also that “Gone Girl” uses many of the devices common to thriller such as a cast of viable suspects, unfolding secrets, and red herrings.


About the movie
The movie of “Gone girl” is directed by David Fincher in 2014. The actor named Ben Affleck played a role of Nick Dunne who worked as a journalist in New York City until he was laid off and later when his wife went disappeared he is accused of murdering his wife. The actor Rosamund Pike played a role of Amy Dunne, wife of Nick Dunne, who was raised in New York City, studied at Harvard and growing up, her parents wrote a series based on her childhood called ”Amazing Amy.” Latter in the book, she schemes her death and disappears from her house. The “Gone Girl” actress of Rosamund Pike won a prize of Empire Award for Best Actress and the movie won People’s Choice Award For Favorite Thriller and Critics’ Choice Movie Award for Best Adapted Screenplay.