Synopsis

** Winner of the Kerry Group Irish Novel of the Year 2020 **
Longlisted for the 2020 Women's Prize for Fiction
Shortlisted for the 2020 Orwell Prize for Political Fiction
Shortlisted for the James Tait Black Memorial Prize 2020

A Times, Evening Standard and Financial Times Book of the Year

I was a girl once, but not any more . . .

A young woman, barely more than a girl herself, must learn to survive with a child of her own, in a world which seems entirely consumed by madness.

As she navigates a landscape of terrors and trials, can she find a place of safety within a society blinkered by mistrust and denial?

'Astonishing.' New Statesman

'Raw and transfixing.' Observer

'Miraculous . . . Extraordinary.' Mail on Sunday

'A masterpiece.' Irish Independent

'Mesmerising.' Sunday Times

'Devastating and moving.' Daily Telegraph

Book information

ISBN: 9780571341184
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Imprint: Faber & Faber
Pub date:
Edition: 1st paperback ed
DEWEY: 823.914
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Sales rank: 3129
Number of pages: 320
Weight: 196g
Height: 129mm
Width: 197mm
Spine width: 18mm