Kala: 'A spectacular read for Donna Tartt and Tana French fans'

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'A gritty heartbreaker of a thriller... Part heartfelt coming-of-age tale, part brutal Irish noir, this is a spectacular read for Donna Tartt and Tana French fans'
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In the seaside town of Kinlough, on Ireland's west coast, three old friends are thrown together for the first time in years. They - Helen, Joe and Mush - were part of an original group of six inseparable teenagers in the summer of 2003, with motherless, reckless Kala Lanann as their group's white-hot centre. Soon after that summer's peak, Kala disappeared without a trace.

Now it's fifteen years later. Human remains have been discovered in the woods. Two more girls have gone missing. As past and present begin to collide, the estranged friends are forced to confront their own complicity in the events that led to Kala's disappearance, and to try to stop Kinlough's violent patterns repeating themselves once again...

Against the backdrop of a town suffocating on its own secrets, in a story that builds from a smoulder to a stunning climax, Kala brilliantly examines the sometimes brutal costs of belonging, as well as the battle in the human heart between vengeance and forgiveness, despair and redemption.

'Tana French fans will relish Kala' Guardian, Best Summer Reads

'The thriller of the moment' The i Paper, Best Summer Reads


'An addictive read with explosive revelation' Daily Telegraph


'A compulsive joy' Daily Mail


'Kala heralds an exciting new voice' Observer

Product Details

Price
£16.99  £16.14
Publisher
Atlantic Books
Publish Date
Language
English
Type
Hardback
EAN/UPC
9781838958602

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