McLaughlin scrapes away a veneer of perfect lives in an entertaining debut.
Danielle McLaughlin’s debut novel is an artfully written story about seemingly fabulous lives concealing dangerous undercurrents in a well-off Cork family.
Cork author and former solicitor Danielle McLaughlin has won multiple awards for her short stories, which have appeared in various publications, including the New Yorker and the Stinging Fly, while her debut collection, 2015’s Dinosaurs on Other Planets, received the kind of reviews other writers can only dream about.
After a dozen years penning short fiction, The Art of Falling is her first novel. Can she hold the reader’s attention over a longer form? The answer is a resounding yes.
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