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Life is in two parts: who you were before you met her, and who you are after.

A documentary crew discover a mysterious young women living alone in the mountains of West Cork. Strikingly beautiful she has an extraordinary talent for mimicry, like the famous Australian Lyrebird. The crew, fascinated, make her the subject of her story, and bestow the nickname upon her.

When they leave, they take Lyrebird with them back to the city. But as she leaves behind her peaceful life to learn about a new world, is she also leaving behind a part of herself? For her new friend Solomon the answer isn’t clear. When you find a rare and precious thing, should you share it – or protect it…

Edition Language:English
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:413 pages

    Lyrebird Reviews

  • Saiesha Hinge
    Jun 13, 2016

    I have a feeling this is going to be one of her best works! ...

  • Trish at Between My Lines
    Nov 16, 2016

    This review was originally posted on Between My LinesCan you imagine living your life in total isolation? And then being thrust in the craziness of a reality show? No! Me, neither but that is the intr...

  • trishajennreads
    Nov 06, 2016

    This book is beautiful. Full review to come on the blog next week. (I received this book from the publisher with the hope of an honest review)Okay! Full review can be found here: http://trishajennread...

  • Nicole
    Sep 21, 2016

    Set in Ireland a documentary team are back to film the funeral of a twin and the thoughts of the surviving brother, both who have managed the farm together since their father died. Whilst wondering th...

  • Aditi
    Dec 01, 2016

    “I am no bird; and no net ensnares me: I am a free human being with an independent will.” ---- Charlotte BrontëCecelia Ahern, the #1 international bestselling author, pens her new contemporary ...

  • Emma Crowley
    Nov 05, 2016

    I've read everything that Cecelia Ahern has written right from her début P.S I Love You, and over that time her writing style has certainly changed and evolved in a way I suppose like the readers who...

  • ?Ahana?
    Dec 30, 2016

    "She sensed him before she smelled him, she smelled him before she saw him. She saw him before he saw her. She knew him before he knew her. He loved her before he kissed her.I am really happy that I m...

  • Shreya Vaid
    Jan 03, 2017

    From the day when I read Marble Collector which showed a deep father-daughter relationship, Cecelia Ahern has managed to captivate my senses through Lyrebird. A story that is not just romantic, but al...

  • Mairead Hearne (
    Jan 05, 2017

    ‘She will change your life forever’ Lyrebird is the latest bestselling novel from Irish Writer Cecelia Ahern.Published by Harper Collins in November 2016, I was very lucky to receive a compliment...

  • emma
    Jan 02, 2017

    This is hands down one of the worst books I have ever read, and here’s why:- Laura is downright annoying. Yes, I know she’s supposedly been isolated from the whole world her entire life. But she...