Fake Plastic Love
“A keen, exuberant, unexpected story of friendship and ambition among the newly minted…I loved it.” —Beatriz Williams,New York Timesbestselling author ofA Hundred Summers
Four bright young graduates charge into the real world with all the unfounded confidence of twenty-two.
M., our narrator, is one of the few young women at her prestigious investment bank, who insists she will always prefer her signet ring to any diamond.
Belleis M.’s college best friend, a whimsical romantic who escapes into the pretty world of her viral blog when tragedy strikes.
Chase is Belle’s British-American on-again, off-again boyfriend. Equal parts fraternity bro and Savile Row, he is M.’s colleague and arch nemesis.
Jeremy is M.’s new friend, an earnest, modern-day Gatsby, who would rather be piloting a hot air balloon than stuck behind his Wall Street desk.
As they are pulled deeper into their new lives, style and substance—and dreams and reality—increasingly blur. In this fake plastic world, what do success and happiness and love even look like?