Unravelling Oliver / Media Reviews

Elle Magazine’s books of the year

elle_books_of_yearThe French edition of Unravelling Oliver Oliver oú la fabrique d’un manipulateur has been chosen as one of Elle magazine’s books of the year.


Sunday Business Post


Bella, Fabulous and Closer Magazines feature Oliver

Bella, Fabulous and Closer magazines feature Oliver

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Summer books that sizzle – whether it’s sunny or not

Unravelling Oliver was one of Anna Carey’s picks for summer reading in the Irish Times on 5th July 2014.

unnamedFrom its opening sentence, Liz Nugent’s psychological thriller grabs the reader and doesn’t let go. Oliver Ryan is a hugely successful children’s author who one day beats his illustrator wife Alice into a coma. But what turned him into the sort of man who could commit such a horrific act? Oliver’s past is revealed through both his own voice and the voices of those who know him, creating a convincing portrait of a terrifyingly ruthless man.

Read the full article on THE IRISH TIMES

RTE Arena

Listen to this audio clip (4’50”) to hear Mary McGill and Declan Burke discuss the role of the psychopath in literature with host Sean Rocks, using Unravelling Oliver as their first example on Arena RTE Radio 1 on Friday 20th June 2014

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