Scenes of a Graphic Nature

Scenes of a Graphic Nature

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction
Hardback Published on: 06/08/2020
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Synopsis

THE RACHEL INCIDENT - Caroline O'Donoghue's bestselling new novel* - is out now Charlie's life isn't going forward - so she's decided to go back After a tough few years floundering around the British film industry and experimenting with amateur pornography, Charlie and her best friend Laura take a trip to her familial home on an island off the west coast of Ireland. Her father's health is rapidly declining and this could be the last chance to connect with her roots. But events on the island cause Charlie to doubt her father's childhood stories - and then there's her complicated relationship with Laura. Pursuing the truth will shatter everything she thought knew - but is that what it takes to grow up?'A gorgeous exploration of the messy and fragile nature of friendship and all the many forms of love' IRISH TIMES'A darkly humorous, keenly observed blend of millennial drift and murder mystery from a razor-sharp writer' RED'Witty, tender and insightful' GUARDIAN'A perfect page-turner. I loved it' DOLLY ALDERTON'Wonderful. Had me gripped' MARIAN KEYES*The Rachel Incident was a #2 bestseller in Ireland in June 2023

  • Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
  • ISBN: 9780349009940
  • Number of pages: 352
  • Weight: 580g
  • Dimensions: 238 x 158 x 32 mm

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Scenes of a Graphic Nature
Getting back to your roots
Charlie and Laura are long-term friends who are at a turning point. They have collaborated on a film about Charlie's father's home island. Laura is more su... READ MORE
Sam Williams
Scenes of a Graphic Nature
Scenes of a Graphic Nature by Caroline O'Donoghue
This book is about so many things - friendships, family, secrets, and the lasting impact of trauma and loss. Though it was darker than I expected, I enjoy... READ MORE
Lesley at Commercial Street Dundee
Scenes of a Graphic Nature
An engrossing read
Caroline Donohue tackles some big themes with a lightness of touch in this debut novel. Charlie is struggling with adult life in her late twenties. As a fi... READ MORE
Jacqueline Lovstrom
Scenes of a Graphic Nature
Recommended reading
It took a little while for me to see where this book was going, however once the book got underway, the story galloped along. I’m not sure what I think of ... READ MORE
Sue Stephens
Scenes of a Graphic Nature
Brilliant!
I was sent an advance proof copy of Scenes of a Graphic Nature by Caroline O'Donoghue to read and review by NetGalley. I absolutely loved this book! Writ... READ MORE
lesleys