WINNER OF THE ROONEY PRIZE 2018A modern Irish literary gem for anyone who has felt like the odd one out.
‘Inventive, funny and, ultimately, moving’ GUARDIAN
‘Wildly funny’ THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW
‘Beguiling’ THE IRISH TIMES
‘Delightfully quirky’ THE IRISH INDEPENDENT
Vivian is an oddball.
A poignant and delightful story of belonging that plays with the myth of the Changeling and takes us by the hand through Dublin. A poetic call for us all to accept each other and find the Vivian within.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Citizenjoyce - LibraryThing
I just finished Eggshells by Caitriona Lally which won the Rooney Prize for "an outstanding body of work by an emerging Irish writer under forty years of age" in 2018. I have to say, when I first ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - flydodofly - LibraryThing
The marketing for the book worked, so I bought it, but while reading did not really get what it was about. There were some fun moments and clever ways of formulate thoughts, interestinf thoughts, too. But on the overall - it somehow did not really deliver on expectations. Read full review