Holding Her Breath

Published by Penguin Sandycove 17/06/21

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‘A nimble account of student life with a darkly enjoyable undercurrent of secrecy and emotional turmoil’ SARA BAUME

A confident, textured, fluent novel about first love . . . A pure joy’ NIAMH CAMPBELL

Precise, sure, engaging, and a joy to read’ RODDY DOYLE

‘Through the dark sky of our times, Eimear Ryan arrives like a comet, a bright talent scorching through every page’ 
DOIREANN NÍ GHRÍOFA

‘A beautiful coming-of-age story told with impressive skill and lightness of touch . . . I absolutely loved it’ LOUISE O’NEILL

Brilliantly realised, gripping, and moving . . . This is absolutely the real thing’ KEVIN POWER

‘Written with a wonderful clarity and insight, Holding Her Breath lingers in the imagination. Beth’s unravelling and re-ravelling is drawn with great skill and empathy. A brilliant debut’ DONAL RYAN