The Glorious Heresies by Lisa McInerney

"The Glorious Heresies" is a darkly comedic novel set in post-recession Ireland, chronicling the interconnected lives of a cast of colorful characters. When a accidental murder takes place, the lives of a gangster, a prostitute, a teenage drug dealer, and a mother struggling to survive become entangled in a web of secrets and lies. As their paths converge, they are forced to confront the consequences of their actions and grapple with the complexities of love, redemption, and forgiveness in a gritty and unforgiving world.

The 10718th greatest book of all time


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Total Points: 24

Since this book was first published in 2015, there is a penalty of 65.6%. The age adjusted score is 8.26.

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