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