A collection of short stories about love, guilt, shame and the very notion of human existence.
Two women go into hospital expecting to leave with a child, but only one does - and it’s not theirs.
Edna O’Brien’s fictional reimagining of the 276 Boko Haram girls who were abducted in Nigeria in 2014.
“I thought that if I let anyone in, they’d find out what was broken about me. And then not only would they know, I’d know too.”
"She wanted someone to test her strength against, she wanted to fight, and for that she sought out the biggest, strongest man she could find. Me."
“When you're at the end of your rope, tie a knot and hold on.”
Could a split train change someone's life forever?
"Who would remember them once they'd gone?"
“What casual monsters we are. What calamities we are capable of.”
"Love will grow."