Carry Me Down.

Hyland, M.J.

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A title in the Text Classics series, it tells the story of 11-year-old John Egan who lives with his mother, father and grandmother in rural Ireland. John believes he has a gift for lie detection, and obsessively tries to uncover the truth as his family begins to fall apart. 'A piercing and compelling story of disturbed love.'


SKU: 9781925355338


Winner, The Hawthornden Prize, United Kingdom Winner, The Encore Award, United Kingdom Shortlisted, Man Booker Prize Longlisted, Orange Prize for Fiction John Egan lives with his mother, father and grandmother in rural Ireland.aThe Guinness Book of Recordsais his favourite book and he wants to visit Niagara Falls with his mother. But, more than anything, he is determined to become a world-famous lie detector, almost at any cost. Carry Me Downais written in clean, compelling prose, and is about John's obsessive and dangerous desire to see the truth, even as his family is threatened in countless ways. In this singular tale of disturbed love every word rings true.

Book Details

Author Hyland, M.J.
Format PB
Series Title Text Classics
Publisher Text Publishing Co
Imprint The Text Publishing Company
Number of Pages 336
Publish Date 29/03/2016
Catalogue CIV02
Catalogue book number 41