He Is Mine and I Have No Other

Rebecca O'Connor
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A dark and intense debut about the overwhelming nature of first love from a brilliant new voice in Irish fiction.

In 1990s small-town Ireland, fifteen-year-old Lani Devine falls in love with Leon Brady, whose mother is buried in the cemetery next to Lani's house. Quiet and strange, Leon is haunted by a brutal family tragedy that has left scars much more than skin-deep. As Lani falls deeper and deeper in love with him, old wounds begin to reopen and start to change the shape of their lives forever.

Author bio:

Rebecca O'Connor's first collection of poetry We'll Sing Blackbird was shortlisted for the Shine/Strong Award. Her writing has appeared in the Guardian, the Spectator, Poetry Review and elsewhere. She was a writer in residence at the Wordsworth Trust, the Centre for British Romanticism and is a recipient of a Geoffrey Dearmer Prize. She is co-founder and publisher of The Moth magazine. She lives in County Cavan, Ireland. He Is Mine and I Have No Other is her first novel.

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Category: Fiction
ISBN: 9781786892621
Publisher: A&U Canongate
Imprint: Canongate PBS
Pub Date: June 2019
Page Extent: 240
Format: Paperback - B format
Subject: Fiction & related items

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