Checkout 19

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‘Extraordinary . . . radiant’ Sunday Times
‘An existential tour-de-force’ Eimear McBride
‘Elatingly risky’ Guardian

‘We read in order to come to life.’

With fierce imagination, a woman revisits the moments that shape her life; from crushes on teachers to navigating relationships in a fast-paced world; from overhearing her grandmothers’ peculiar stories to nurturing her own personal freedom and a boundless love of literature.

Fusing fantasy with lived experience, Checkout 19 is a vivid and mesmerising journey through the small traumas and triumphs that define us – as readers, as writers, as human beings.

* A ‘Books of 2021’ pick in the Guardian, Daily Mail, Daily Telegraph, Irish Times Culture and New Statesman *

‘This is her new book to shake the world anew’ Sebastian Barry


‘Mesmerising, whip-smart, full of genius . . . It is also very funny’ Elaine Feeney


‘Her voice is all her own’ Anne Enright

ISBN: 9781529114997

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With fierce imagination, a woman revisits the moments that shape her life; from crushes on teachers to navigating relationships in a fast-paced world; from overhearing her grandmothers’ peculiar stories to nurturing her own personal freedom and a boundless love of literature. Fusing fantasy with lived experience, ‘Checkout 19’ is a vivid and mesmerising journey through the small traumas and triumphs that define us – as readers, as writers, as human beings.

Additional information

Weight 0.17 kg
Dimensions 19.8 × 12.9 × 1.5 cm
Author

Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

256

Language

English

Edition

1st paperback ed

Dewey

823.92 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K

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