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Caitriona Lally - Author

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CAITRIONA LALLY studied English Literature in Trinity College Dublin. She has had a colorful employment history, working as an abstract writer and a copywriter, as well as a home helper in New York and an English teacher in Japan. She has traveled extensively around Europe, Asia, the Middle East, and South America. Caitriona was shortlisted for Newcomer of the Year in the Irish Book Awards in 2015.

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Eggshells

Eggshells

Author: Caitriona Lally Format: eBook Release Date: 14/03/2017

A whimsical, touching debut about loneliness, friendship, and hopeVivian doesn't feel like she fits in-and never has. As a child, she was so whimsical that her parents told her she was "e;left by fairies."e; Now, she is living alone in Dublin, where the neighbors treat her like she's crazy, her older sister condescends to her, social workers seem to have registered her as troubled, and she hasn't a friend in the world.So, she decides it's time to change her life: She begins by advertising for a friend. Not just any friend. She wants one named Penelope.Meanwhile, she roams the city, mapping out a new neighborhood every day, seeking her escape route to a better world, the other world her parents told her she came from.And then one day someone named Penelope answers her ad for a friend. And from that moment on, Vivian's life begins to change.Debut author Caitriona Lally offers readers an exhilaratingly fresh take on the Irish love for lyricism, humor, and inventive wordplay in a book that is, in itself, deeply charming, and deeply moving.

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