A brutal and shocking novel that strikes to the heart of the current debates around consent
'Establishes Louise O'Neill as a literary tour de force'
A difficult, confronting and vital read
Heartbreakingly accurate . . . handled with both sensitivity and unflinching honesty. A compelling and brave story that deserves to be read by all
A stunning portrait of a girl, a family and a town in trouble
A brutal, unflinching look at the culture of slut-shaming and trial by social media. It broke my heart.
A brave and important book about rape culture, sexism and victim-blaming in modern society.
Bold, brave . . . and brutal
A razor-sharp look at gender issues - Glasgow Herald
O'Neill has a keen ear for the catty argot of teenage girls and her writing is razor sharp . . . unsparing and unsentimental
Riveting . . . a timely, gripping and vital novel.
A nuanced and insightful commentary on the intricacies of teenage female friendship and the internal and external pressures that young women face as they reach adulthood
'Riveting and essential'
Blistering, unapologetic and vitally important
This unflinching, timely novel asks important questions about rape culture, sexism and social media abuse, tackling taboo themes with subtlety and sensitivity