Author(s): Cecelia Ahern
The Sunday Times Top Ten Bestseller She will change your life forever... 'An emotional love story with great heart' Sunday ExpressIn the south-west of Ireland, rugged mountains meet bright blue lakes and thick forests. Deep in the woods, a young woman lives alone, forever secluded from the world, her life a well-kept secret. She possesses an extraordinary talent, the likes of which no-one has seen before: a gift that will earn her the nickname Lyrebird. When Solomon stumbles into Laura's solitary existence, her life is turned on its head. Pulled from her peaceful landscape to the cacophony of Dublin, she is confronted by a world desperate to understand her. But while Solomon knows the world will embrace Laura, will it free her to spread her wings - or will it trap her in a gilded cage? Like all wild birds, she needs to fly free...Lyrebird is a thoughtful, deeply moving love story; a story of the wild heart in us all and the quiet that lies underneath the world's noise.
Praise for Cecelia Ahern: 'Cleverly constructed, full of flavour and moving' Daily Mail 'An illuminating and touching father/daughter story about memory, childhood and secrets' Woman & Home 'Beautiful and unexpected ... both thought-provoking and life-affirming' Sunday Express 'Intricate and emotional ... really completely lovely' Grazia 'Brilliant characters, piles of pathos and intrigue...quite simply fantastic' Heat 'Both moving and thought-provoking' Irish Independent 'A must read' Marie Claire 'Enchanting' Good Housekeeping 'Really touching, quite, quite beautiful' Lovereading.co.uk 'A unique read' Closer 'Another hit!' Essentials 'A wry, dark drama' Daily Mail 'Ahern cleverly and thoughtfully turns the tables, providing thought-provoking life lessons.' Sunday Express 'An unusual and satisfying novel' Woman 'Life-affirming, warm and wise' Good Housekeeping 'Cecelia Ahern is an undisputed master when it comes to writing about relationships...Moving, real and exquisitely crafted.' Heat
Cecelia Ahern was born and grew up in Dublin. She is now published in nearly fifty countries, and has sold over twenty-five million copies of her novels worldwide. Two of her books have been adapted as films and she has created several TV series. She and her books have won numerous awards, including the Irish Book Award for Popular Fiction for The Year I Met You. She lives in Dublin with her family.