Intimacies

by Lucy Caldwell

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Intimacies

by Lucy Caldwell

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'Precise and beautifully controlled fictions but with strange, wild energies pulsing along just beneath the surface. A tremendous collection.' Kevin Barry, author of Night Boat to Tangier

Intimacies exquisitely charts the steps and missteps of young women trying to find their place in the world. From a Belfast student ordering illegal drugs online to end an unwanted pregnancy to a young mother's brush with mortality; from a Christmas Eve walking the city centre streets when everything seems possible, to a night flight from Canada which could change a life irrevocably, these are stories of love, loss and exile, of new beginnings and lives lived away from 'home'.

Taking in, too, the lives of other women who could be guiding lights - from Monica Lewinsky to Caroline Norton to Sinead O'Connor - Intimacies offers keenly felt and subtly revealing insights into the heartbreak and hope of modern life.

'Heart-stoppingly good.' Lisa McGee, writer and creator of Derry Girls
  • ISBN10 0571353762
  • ISBN13 9780571353767
  • Publish Date 4 May 2021
  • Publish Status Active
  • Publish Country GB
  • Imprint Faber & Faber
  • Edition Main
  • Format eBook
  • Pages 192
  • Language English