The Rachel Incident

by Caroline O'Donoghue


The hilarious and heartbreaking new novel from the New York Times bestselling author of PROMISING YOUNG WOMEN and SCENES OF A GRAPHIC NATURE

A Most Anticipated Book of 2023 in the Irish TimesSunday IndependentIrish Examiner and Irish Independent
'I didn't know books could be this hilarious' - Annie Lord, author of Notes on Heartbreak
'I really loved this book' - Emer McLysaght, author of Oh My God What a Complete Aisling
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... 

Format: Paperback
Page Count: 320 Pages
Imprint: Virago Press
Published: June 2023

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