Have you ever wondered what happened to that person you fancied when you were seventeen? Well Meg and Jack are about to find out. Jack told Meg he would keep in touch and never did. Now 10 years on he wants to change all that.
Hardcover, 520 pages
Published February 2nd 2001 by Poolbeg Press
(first published January 1st 2001)
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Meg and Jack were childhood friends and misfits. Their lives at home were miserable for different reasons. On their last night together, before Jack moved to Dublin when they were seventeen, they shared a kiss and Jack promised to write. He never did, even though he wanted to. He thought Meg wasn't interested, when she was. They were just too shy to say anything to each other. Ten years later, Jack walks in as a potential candidate for the art teacher at the school where Meg works as a secretary...more
I really like this book, the characters are just so relatable, althouygh maybe this isn't such a good thing when one character is seriously depressed and the other's a gambling addict. The main female character is confusing though, half the time I want to give her a big hug and cheer her up, the rest of the time I just want to punch her in the face.
Hi. It’s Martina Reilly here, the artist formally known as Tina Reilly! And before that, I was teen writer, Martina Murphy.More about Martina Reilly...