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Description - Lullabies for Little Criminals by Heather O'Neill

'Like Angela Carter, she is relentlessly inventive' Sunday Times 'Full of pathos, spirit and iridescent innocence' Independent on Sunday The first novel by the author of The Lonely Hearts Hotel 12-year-old Baby is used to turmoil in her life. Her mother is long dead, her father is a junkie and they shuttle between rotting apartments and decrepit downtown hotels. As her father's addiction and paranoia grow worse, she begins a journey that will lead her through chaos and hardship; but Baby's remarkable strength of spirit enables her to survive. Smart, funny and determined to lift herself off the city's dirty streets, she knows that the only person she can truly rely upon is herself.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781847243935
ISBN-10: 1847243932
Format: Paperback
(197mm x 130mm x 25mm)
Pages: 384
Imprint: Quercus Publishing
Publisher: Quercus Publishing
Publish Date: 3-Jul-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Heather O'Neill

Heather O'Neill is a novelist, poet, short-story writer, screenwriter, and essayist. Lullabies for Little Criminals, her debut novel, was published in 2007 to international critical acclaim and was shortlisted for the Orange Prize for Fiction. Her second novel, The Girl who was Saturday Night, was longlisted for the Baileys Women's Fiction Prize, and shortlisted for the Giller Prize, as was her collection of short stories, Daydreams of Angels. Her third novel, The Lonely Hearts Hotel was longlisted for the Baileys prize. Born and raised in Montreal, O'Neill lives there today with her daughter.

Books By Heather O'Neill

Lonely Hearts Hotel by Heather O'Neill
Hardback, February 2017
Daydreams of Angels by Heather O'Neill
Paperback, February 2016
Lullabies for Little Criminals by Heather O'Neill
Paperback / softback, January 2016
Girl Who Was Saturday Night by Heather O'Neill
Paperback / softback, October 2015