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New York Times Bestseller: An “enthralling,” prize-winning novel of a love triangle among three young archaeologists in 1930s New Guinea (Vogue).Winner of the Kirkus PrizeWinner of the New England Book Award for FictionFinalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award Named a Best Book of the Year by: The New York Times Book Review, Time, NPR, Washington Post, Entertainment Weekly, Newsday, Vogue, New York Magazine, Seattle Times, San Francisco Chronicle, Wall Street Journal, Boston Globe, Kirkus Reviews, Publishers Weekly, Oprah.com, Salon From the author of Writers & Lovers and Five Tuesdays in Winter, Euphoria follows three young, gifted anthropologists caught in a passionate love triangle that threatens their bonds, their careers, and, ultimately, their lives. Inspired by events in the life of revolutionary anthropologist Margaret Mead, Euphoria is “dazzling . . . suspenseful . . . brilliant . . . an exhilarating novel” (The Boston Globe). “A thrilling read.” —Publishers Weekly (starred review) “Atmospheric and sensual.” —NPR “A taut, witty, fiercely intelligent tale of competing egos and desires in a landscape of exotic menace. . . . Exquisite.” —The New York Times Book Review
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"This book is so fantastic. The dynamic between Bankson and Nell is something I could read for months on end. "
"Great love triangle with romantic tension!"
"DNF’d at page 20ish. I had a hard time with all the colonial overtones up in this bitch."