A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara

A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara

When four classmates from a small Massachusetts college move to New York to make their way, they’re broke, adrift, and buoyed only by their friendship and ambition. There is kind, handsome Willem, an aspiring actor; JB, a quick-witted, sometimes cruel Brooklyn-born painter seeking entry to the art world; Malcolm, a frustrated architect at a prominent firm; and withdrawn, brilliant, enigmatic Jude, who serves as their centre of gravity. Over the decades, their relationships deepen and darken, tinged by addiction, success… Read more.

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Trigger & Content Warnings:

  • Ableism
  • Lesbomisia
  • Transmisia
  • Misgendering
  • Paedophilia & child sexual abuse
  • Rape & rape of a child
  • Child physical & emotional abuse
  • Child neglect & abandonment
  • Intimate partner violence & abuse
  • Eating disorder
  • Suicidal ideation
  • Graphic attempted suicide
  • Self-harm
  • Drug abuse
  • Graphic death of a child
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