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Cult Classic

A Novel

by Sloane Crosley

Cult Classic by Sloane Crosley X
Cult Classic by Sloane Crosley
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    Jun 2022, 304 pages

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A woman in New York gets swept up in a grand, quasi-scientific experiment run by a secret society—and must confront her exes and achieve closure before her wedding.

At a trendy Chinese restaurant in downtown Manhattan, Lola, the protagonist of Sloane Crosley's novel Cult Classic, runs into an ex-boyfriend. This is the second of two exes she has seen in as many days, at this exact restaurant, but the first one whom she has treated badly. She apologizes for her past behavior. "Another life," the ex replies, waving it off. He's married now, in Iowa, with two daughters. Not so for Lola. "It was not another life for me, it was still my life," she thinks. That's her main problem: She can't let go of the past. She keeps old matchbooks and reads old text messages. An additional problem is that her life keeps flashing before her eyes—or rather, materializing. When she sees a third ex in the same neighborhood, her friends come clean. A secret society, founded by her former boss Clive, is conducting a grand experiment of romantic closure, and Lola—...

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