Promising Young Women

Promising Young Women

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction
Paperback Published on: 07/03/2019
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Synopsis

THE RACHEL INCIDENT - Caroline O'Donoghue's bestselling new novel*, a hilarious and heartfelt story of unexpected love - is out nowA smart, surprising ,darkly funny novel about being a young woman in a man's world. 'So brilliant . . . It couldn't really be more timely . . . I highly recommend it' DOLLY ALDERTON'I loved it. The writing is whipsmart and so witty' MARIAN KEYESJane Peters is an adrift twenty-something by day, and a world-weary agony aunt by night. But when an office party goes too far, Jane dissolves into the high-stakes world of being the Other Woman: a role she has the right advice for, but not the smarts to follow through on. What starts out as a drunken mistake quickly unravels as Jane discovers that sex and power go hand-in-hand, and that it's hard to keep your head when you've become someone else's dirty little secret. And soon, her friendships, her sanity and even her life are put into jeopardy... 'Sharp, pithy and engaging' IRISH TIMES'Brilliant' ELLE'Deeply relatable and darkly comic . . . It'll have you nodding with familiarity, thinking, laughing - and crying - as you race towards the end' GRAZIA'A future classic' JANE CASEYAN Post Irish Book Awards Shortlisted - Sunday Independent Newcomer of the Year*The Rachel Incident was a #2 bestseller in Ireland in June 2023

  • Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
  • ISBN: 9780349009933
  • Number of pages: 352
  • Weight: 274g
  • Dimensions: 196 x 126 x 28 mm

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Promising Young Women
Sharp-toothed and witty, full of bad decisions
Promising Young Women by Caroline O'Donoghue is a furious, sharp-toothed novel about making a lot of bad decisions. Recently dumped Jane starts an affair w... READ MORE
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