Author: O'Donoghue, Caroline
Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
Published on 22 June 2023 by Little, Brown Book Group (Virago Press Ltd) in the United Kingdom.
Hardback | 320 pages
163 x 244 x 30 | 558g
The international bestseller: a hilarious, heartfelt story of all-consuming and unexpected love'If you've ever been young, you will love The Rachel Incident like I did' GABRIELLE ZEVIN'Funny, nostalgic, sexy' MONICA HEISEY'Deeply relatable and extremely funny' OBSERVER'Easily 13/10 ... Funny, lovely, romantic, drenched in nostalgia' MARIAN KEYES'A headlong read about being young and hopelessly in lust' SUNDAY TIMES'Hilarious, wise and wonderfully written' GRAHAM NORTON''Gorgeous, bittersweet and true' JENNY COLGAN The Rachel Incident is an all-consuming love story. But it's not the one you're expecting. It's unconventional and messy. It's young and foolish. It's about losing and finding yourself. But it is always about love.
When Rachel falls in love with her married professor, Dr Byrne, her best friend James helps her devise a plan to seduce him. But what begins as a harmless crush soon pushes their friendship to its limits. Over the course of a year they will find their lives ever more entwined with the Byrnes' and be faced with impossible choices and a lie that can't be taken back...
'A deliciously complicated and very real romance with some refreshing twists. O'Donoghue captures all the intensity of messy young love' MAIL ON SUNDAY'A stormer of a novel' I NEWS'A book full of love, and it is extremely easy to love reading it' VOGUE'Perfectly captures the intensity and high and lows of first love, and it's also very, very funny' RED MAGAZINE'Chaos at its finest' STYLIST'Sharply witty, warm-hearted and wise' GUARDIAN'Books by Irish women writers are hot these days, and this novel is on fire' PEOPLE MAGAZINE, Book of the Week'Filled with humour and heart ... You'll gobble up The Rachel Incident in one bite' DAILY EXPRESS