Dark Places

  • von Gillian Flynn
  • Sprecher: Rebecca Lowman, Cassandra Campbell, Mark Deakins, Robertson Dean
  • 13 Std. 43 Min.
  • ungekürztes Hörbuch


Libby Day was seven when her mother and two sisters were murdered in "The Satan Sacrifice of Kinnakee, Kansas". As her family lay dying, little Libby fled their tiny farmhouse into the freezing January snow. She lost some fingers and toes, but she survived, and famously testified that her 15-year-old brother, Ben, was the killer. Twenty-five years later, Ben sits in prison, and troubled Libby lives off the dregs of a trust created by well-wishers who've long forgotten her.
The Kill Club is a macabre secret society obsessed with notorious crimes. When they locate Libby and pump her for details, proof they hope may free Ben, Libby hatches a plan to profit off her tragic history. For a fee, she'll reconnect with the players from that night and report her findings to the club...and maybe she'll admit her testimony wasn't so solid after all.
As Libby's search takes her from shabby Missouri strip clubs to abandoned Oklahoma tourist towns, the narrative flashes back to January 2, 1985. The events of that day are relayed through the eyes of Libby's doomed family members, including Ben, a loner whose rage over his shiftless father and their failing farm have driven him into a disturbing friendship with the new girl in town.
Piece by piece, the unimaginable truth emerges, and Libby finds herself right back where she started...on the run from a killer.



"Gillian Flynn is the real deal, a sharp, acerbic, and compelling storyteller with a knack for the macabre." (Stephen King)
"A gritty, riveting thriller with a one-of-a-kind, tart-tongued heroine." ( Booklist)


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Extrem spannende Geschichte!

Sehr angenehm vorgetragen, gut verständlich, extrem spannende Geschichte!

Gone Girl habe ich vorher (auf Deutsch) gelesen, Dark Places hat mir noch besser gefallen.
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- Birgit

Incredible book

"What a cold woman" you might think in the beginning. How Libby is financing herself by the tragedy that happened to her family seems dirty. But confronted with things she couldn't understand as a child and had pushed away from her memories the story unfolds to a level, that she wasn't prepared for.
A great story, This is my 3rd from from Gillian Flynn and I've enjoyed it as much as the first two.
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- Carmen

Weitere Infos zum Titel

  • Erscheinungsdatum: 05.05.2009
  • Verlag: Random House Audio