How the Light Gets In

by M.J. Hyland | Literature & Fiction | This book has not been rated.
ISBN: 0143001280 Global Overview for this book
Registered by xtrdnry of Parkdale, Victoria Australia on 11/23/2020
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Journal Entry 1 by xtrdnry from Parkdale, Victoria Australia on Monday, November 23, 2020
Lou Connor, a gifted, unhappy sixteen-year-old, is desperate to escape her life of poverty in Sydney. But when she travels to the United States as an exchange student, things go terribly wrong. This is the story of Lou's struggle for survival in the rich home of her strange host-family, and every detail is observed with dark humour and a defiance that veils Lou's longing for acceptance. How the Light Gets in marks the arrival of a powerful new voice in Australian fiction. It delivers a highly charged study of the emotional intensity of adolescence. In Lou Connor, M.J. Hyland has created a memorable protagonist, one whose story is utterly compelling, from hopeful beginning to unexpected, haunting end.

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