AUTHORS

Ruth Gilligan

Ruth Gilligan is an Irish novelist and journalist. She has written three previous novels: Forget, which reached number one on the Irish Bestsellers' List when she was 19, making her the youngest person in Ireland ever to have done so, and Somewhere In Between and Can You See Me, both published while she was still at university. She writes and reviews for the Irish Times, the Irish Independent, the TLS and the Guardian.

BOOKS BY THIS AUTHOR

REVIEWS

Reminiscent of Téa Obreht, Nicole Krauss and Maggie O'Farrell... Wonderful
Colum McCann

Graceful, confident, vivid... I loved this beautifully written novel
Joseph O'Connor

A rich and layered story of the complications, the mistakes and the heartbreaks of which a human life is made... I haven't read anything like it
Belinda McKeon

Immensely readable and written with great flair
Irish Independent

Brimming with concepts and yarns
Irish Times

Rich in plot and full of characters that have been neglected by Irish literature
Guardian

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