Three misfits - close to genius, close to the brink - come together in a desperate love triangle in this compelling novel. When Bright is suddenly catapulted to fame, he can't cope with the pressure. He decides to end it all by jumping from the 20th floor of a high-rise on his twentieth birthday. He's saved by the quirky, eccentric Gibby, and soon the two boys find themselves in a love triangle, vying for the attention of the beautiful, brilliant, unreachable Lace, and also trying to protect her from harm. The three misfits - close to genius, close to the brink - travel from England to a beautiful old spa town in Bavaria. Here, in an experimental institution under the colourful Dr Geoffrey, the pressure mounts. Soon it's no longer clear who's in the greatest danger, and who needs saving the most. Unflinching, but tender and often humorous, The Suicide Club is an examination of the last taboo in our society - as well as our deep human desire to connect. It explores why we feel the need to extinguish our lives, how we can pull back from the edge, and how - by saving ourselves - we can sometimes also save the people we love.
17 years to Adult
Publisher: Penguin NZ