IRISH HL - GAFA le Ré Ó Laighléis


This highly acclaimed novel tells the horrific and gruelling tale of teenager Eoin’s slide into the world of drug addiction and his involvement with its murky and danger-filled underworld. Equally importantly, the parent’s story is also told, Eithne’s world is thrown into turmoil, first by the realisation that her seventeen-year-old son is in the throes of heroin addiction and then by the discovery of her husband’s infidelity. There are no ribbons wrapped around the story here – it is hard, factual and written with sensitivity and skill.