Ordinary Human Failings

Megan Nolan

£9.99

Jo recommends: 

“Megan Nolan is back with a bold and tender second novel. With intellectual heft and incredible emotional insight, she explores themes of intergenerational trauma, family repression and the vulture like truth-twisting of tabloid journalism. Her characters are so real and fully rendered, they will stay with you long after you put the book down. What Nolan does so well, as the title suggests, is to explore human failings and how complex yet ordinary they are. Highly recommended!”

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*LONGLISTED FOR THE WOMEN’S PRIZE FOR FICTION 2024*
*SHORTLISTED FOR FICTION – 2023 NERO BOOK AWARDS*

After the death of a young girl, the finger of suspicion is pointing at one reclusive family…

‘Ambitious and original’ DAVID NICHOLLS

‘Gripping… A triumph’ SUNDAY TIMES

It’s 1990 in London and, after the death of a young girl on an estate, the finger of suspicion is pointing at one reclusive Irish family: the Greens.

At their heart sits Carmel: beautiful, other-worldly, and once destined for a future beyond her circumstances until life – and love – got in her way. Now, as the scandal unfolds and the tabloids hunt their monster, she must confront the secrets and silences that have trapped her family for so many generations.

A DAILY TELEGRAPH, TIMES, NEW STATESMAN AND SUNDAY TIMES BOOK OF THE YEAR

‘Daring, brilliant… Bold and beautiful’ DAILY TELEGRAPH

‘A compulsive read’ THE TIMES

‘Heartbreaking’ VOGUE

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