Original, honest and thought-provoking, ROAR is Cecelia Ahern’s unforgettable story collection.
With her trademark honesty, Cecelia Ahern gives us thirty linked stories, all titled ‘The Woman Who…’, that capture the different facets of women’s lives. Humorous, moving, surreal and poignant, the stories capture the moments the characters are overwhelmed by guilt, confusion, frustration, intimidation, exhaustion – the private moments when they feel the need to roar.
From The Woman Who Slowly Disappeared to The Woman Who Returned and Exchanged Her Husband, discover an extraordinary collection that will resonate with readers everywhere.
About the author
Cecelia Ahern is one of the biggest selling authors to emerge in the past fifteen years. Her novels have been translated into thirty-five languages and have sold more than twenty-five million copies in over fifty countries. 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 in 2014. PS I Love You was awarded two Platinum Awards at the 2018 Specsavers Bestsellers Awards, for UK and Ireland.
‘A wonderful, inspiring collection…the kind of book everyone should have on their shelf’ Libby Page, bestselling author of The Lido
‘These provocative and witty stories prove it’s time to recognise Cecelia Ahern as one of our finest writers’ John Boyne, bestselling author of The Heart’s Invisible Furies
‘These stories sing from the page … sharp, clever, witty: a joy to read’ Donal Ryan, bestselling author of The Spinning Heart
‘Witty, playful, entertaining but also thought-provoking, salutary and empowering’ Daily Mail
‘An impressive, timely and entertaining collection’ Observer
‘Confidential, sympathetic and witty’ The Times
‘Funny, magical, her most powerful, most feminist work yet’ Irish Sunday Independent
‘Intriguing, substantial and impactful…The quiet call to arms that women never knew they needed’ Irish Independent
‘Witty, smart, perpetually readable, this is the perfect collection’ Heat
‘Inventive and ingenious, with a doffing of the cap to Angela Carter and Margaret Atwood’ Stylist
‘Witty and relatable’ Woman and Home
‘Stories worth waiting for’ Image
‘Rich, challenging and comic’ Daily Express
‘Thought-provoking, clever and humorous… startlingly original and very enjoyable’ Women’s Weekly
Acclaim for Cecelia Ahern:
‘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