By Lawrence Osborne
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During a white-hot summer time at the idyllic Greek island of Hydra, women fall into one another’s lives to devastating influence.
When Samantha, a tender, impressionable American, meets Naomi, a Brit with a flavor for possibility, their courting quick takes on a distinct depth. Amid the solar, sea and excessive society of island existence, their imaginations are sparked whilst in the future they discover a younger Arab guy, Faoud, washed up on shore, a casualty of the problem raging around the Aegean. but if their probably basic plan to aid the stranger is going mistaken, all needs to face the terrible effects they've got set in movement.
Sinister and ravishing, Beautiful Animals tells the tale of 2 worlds colliding. It exposes the darkish center of friendship, and exhibits simply how frequently the line to hell is paved with the simplest of intentions.
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