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The Clever One by Helena Close
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Gifted teenager Maeve Hogan is an outsider in her own family. She is the clever one: studious, hard-working and destined for good things.When her sister has a baby with Big, an abusive small-time criminal, she fears the worst for the child's upbringing. While Maeve's mother is content to go along with the charade of happy families, her brother Cian seems too busy trying to figure out his sexual orientation to care. Frustrated, Maeve decides to take drastic action alone to remedy the situation. But sometimes people can be too clever for their own good. Her plan goes badly awry, with disastrous consequences. In the aftermath, Maeve struggles to come to terms with the fallout- and the guilt.The Clever One is a bravely written novel which explores the boundaries of love and loyalty, and the lengths we are preparedto go to in protecting them.

Author Biography

Helena Close was born in Cork in 1959 but moved to Limerick at the age of five. She attended UCG where she studied English and Sociology and has worked in a variety of jobs while rearing her four children. She has been writing full time for the past eight years and has co written four books with her best friend Trisha Rainsford. Her own first novel, Pinhead Duffy, was published in 2005. The Cut of Love, her second novel, was published in 2009. She has recently moved to the wilds of Liscannor, Co. Clare, much to her and her husband`s delight and her children`s disgust! She is an avid sports fan and a huge Munster and Liverpool supporter. When she`s not writing she likes to run, swim, work out in the gym and drink good coffee.
Release date Australia
March 3rd, 2010
Author
Country of Publication
Ireland
Imprint
Hachette Books Ireland
Pages
320
Dimensions
153x23x235
ISBN-13
9780340920190
Product ID
3928210

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