Consent: Read Me
An ingeniously nasty exercise reminiscent of Vladimir Nabokov and Patricia Highsmith - John Dugdale, Sunday Times
This book is an experiment.
We're experimenting together.
You are part of the experiment, if you'll agree to it.
Normally I don't let my subjects choose to be subjects. If you know you're being watched, you cease to be you.
But I want you to read this. I wrote it for you.
This magnetic book pulls you in its wake even as you resist its force. Sometimes you don't want to know what's next...
The Secret History meets American Psycho in this superbly crafted novel. 'A fascinating, disturbing and original thriller that erases the boundaries of the genre and draws challenging new ones' Sophie Hannah
Leo Benedictus is a freelance feature writer for the Guardian, and other publications. His first novel, The Afterparty, was published in 2011 by Jonathan Cape.www.leobenedictus.co.uk