'Her best book, and a modern masterpiece' Sunday Independent
'One of the finest ever novels by an Irish writer' John Waters, Magill
Set in the countryside of western Ireland, In the Forest centres on unwitting victims for sacrifice: a radiant young woman, her young son and a trusting priest, all despatched to the wilderness of a young man's unbridled, deranged fantasies.
Edna O'Brien's riveting, frightening and brilliantly told new novel reminds us that anything can happen when protection isn't afforded to either perpetrator or victim . . .
'A savage portrait of desolation and rage, brilliantly told, truly shocking' Sunday Independent
'Brave, sensitive, beautifully written' Sunday Tribune
'A spare, compelling and compassionate novel' Guardian