'gold,' By Chris Cleave: Fiction Review

'Gold,' by Chris Cleave: Fiction review
GoldBy Chris Cleave(Simon & Schuster; 324 pages; $27)The enormous success of Chris Cleave's "Little Bee," a searing story of two women united in tragedy before a backdrop of geopolitical danger, gave him license to do just about whatever he wanted with his next novel, so he chose ...

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  • ‘Gold’ by Chris Cleave takes readers on a spin
    Jenny Shank’s first novel, The Ringer, is a finalist for the High Plains Book Award in fiction. Chris Cleave will appear at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 9 at the Dallas Museum of Art, 1717 N. Harwood St. as part of Arts & Letters Live. Tickets $25; discounts for ...
    07/27/2012 - 6:18 am | View Link
  • FICTION: "Gold," by Chris Cleave
    A tale of two Olympic bicycle racers and their friendship. Zoe and Kate are BFFs, lionesses from the same ultra-exclusive pride -- until it comes time to fight over a fresh kill. The two are medal-winning Olympic cyclists in their early 30s, who met in ...
    07/20/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Wheels of fortune turn in Chris Cleave's new novel Gold
    CHRIS Cleave had the mixed fortune (proof of his prescience but ... baseball and perhaps cricket - that can successfully become the stuff of fiction. The novel begins in the Olympic velodrome in Athens on August 24, 2004, as Castle's coach, former ...
    07/19/2012 - 11:33 pm | View Link
  • ‘Gold,’ a Novel by Chris Cleave
    Formerly a columnist for The Guardian, Cleave is the author of two previous novels, “Incendiary” and “Little Bee,” whose career in fiction began with a bizarre bit of calendrical happenstance. The publication date of Cleave’s first novel ...
    07/13/2012 - 3:36 am | View Link
  • Book Review: 'Gold,' by Chris Cleave
    Chris Cleave never shies from overt sentimentality in his fiction, but readers are persuaded to accept sometimes shameless manipulation by his literary style. Like the best-selling “Little Bee,” Cleave’s new book, “Gold,” is highly emotionally ...
    06/30/2012 - 10:52 pm | View Link
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  • Gold by Chris Cleave – review | Books | The Observer ...
    Chris Cleave's Olympics-themed novel is timely, heavily-hyped, sentimental… and thrillingly good, writes Alex Preston
    08/27/2014 - 7:24 pm | View Website
  • Gold by Chris Cleave — Reviews, Discussion, Bookclubs, Lists
    Gold has 10,006 ratings and 1,957 reviews. switterbug (Betsey) said: Reviewers who have read LITTLE BEE will feel compelled to compare the two books, not...
    08/27/2014 - 2:59 pm | View Website
  • Chris Cleave (Author of Little Bee)
    July 2012, Chris Cleave "A novel of athletic and emotional extremes, Gold pits two close friends and cyclists against each other as they race for the ...
    08/27/2014 - 12:28 pm | View Website
  • Bio | Chris Cleave / Gold / Little Bee / The Other Hand ...
    Chris Cleave is 40. He lives in London with his wife and three children. His brother is the designer Alex Cleave, whose website is here. Chris’s debut novel ...
    08/27/2014 - 11:03 am | View Website
  • Gold by Chris Cleave
    Gold is Chris Cleave's third novel, and it is the one that made me realize Incendiary and Little Bee were not flukes. Cleave can write, and I hope I get to read ...
    08/27/2014 - 3:46 am | View Website
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