Only Ever Yours YA edition (Paperback)Louise O'Neill (author)
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'Utterly magnificent . . . gripping, accomplished and dark' Marian Keyes
WINNER: Newcomer of the Year at the IBAs
WINNER: Bookseller YA Prize
WINNER: CBI Eilis Dillon Award
Buzzfeed's Best Books Written by Women in 2014
The bestselling novel about beauty, body image and betrayal
eves are designed, not made.
The School trains them to be pretty
The School trains them to be good.
The School trains them to Always be Willing.
All their lives, the eves have been waiting. Now, they are ready for the outside world.
companion . . . concubine . . . or chastity
Only the best will be chosen.
And only the Men decide.
Publisher: Quercus Publishing
Number of pages: 400
Weight: 270 g
Dimensions: 197 x 145 x 26 mm
The Handmaid's Tale meets Mean Girls' * The Vagenda *
Utterly magnificent ... gripping, accomplished and dark * Marian Keyes *
Deserves to be read by young and old, male and female, the world over in the same way Harry Potter and The Hunger Games were * Sunday Independent *
A dark dream. A vivid nightmare. The world O'Neill imagines is frightening because it could come true. She writes with a scalpel * Jeanette Winterson *
Deep, dark and frighteningly believable, this book will stay with you for a long time * Marie Claire *
Compelling writing ... this only-too-real dystopia grips from beginning to end * SFX *
Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale with a post-millennial twist * The Journal.ie *
The bleakness of The Catcher in the Rye, the satire of The Stepford Wives and it made me recall Nineteen Eighty-Four ... a fresh and original talent * Irish Independent *
Terrifying but captivating * Company *
A sparkling debut that will really make you think * Heat *
'Compelling and frightening' * Irish Examiner *
An ingenious exploration of gender roles, female identity and female competition * Buzzfeed *
'Terrifying and heartbreaking, O'Neill's story reads like an heir to Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale and MT Anderson's Feed, and, like those two books, it's sure to be discussed for years to come' * Publisher's Weekly *
'A stunning debut set in a dystopian future that has everyone talking . . . once read, will never be forgotten' * Irish Independent *
Dark, gripping . . . should be mandatory reading everywhere * The F Word *
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