Find Your Next Favorite Book
Our Money-Back Guarantee

Personality

by

Maria Tambini is a thirteen-year-old girl with a great singing voice. Growing up on a small Scottish island, she is ready for the big time and keen to escape her ordinary life. When she wins a national TV talent show, she becomes an instant star, yet all the time 'the girl with the giant voice' is losing herself in fame and in a private battle with her own body. Can Maria be saved by love or is she destined to be consumed by celebrity, by family secrets, and by her number one fan? 'An enormously impressive, frequently curious and consistently ambitious novel.' Sunday Times 'Personality plucks a wealth of literary art ...What he manages brilliantly is allowing us only restricted access to Maria's mind, so that the reader is put in something like the same relation to her as the sharkish agents and managers who suck her dry.' Guardian 'There is boldness and beauty in this finely wrought merging of mythical epic, historical resonance and contemporary detail, and it is emblematic of O'Hagan's wider ambition ...Few young novelists would have the nerve to undertake such a task and fewer still could accomplish it with such command, such grace, and such compassion.' New York Review of Books Hide synopsis

Find your copy

Buy it from  $0.99
Buy new from  $0.99
Collectible from  $4.99

Change currency

Reviews of Personality

Write this item's first Alibris review Review it now

Discussions about Personality

Start a new discussion
  1. What's on your mind? Review post guidelines

Join Today!

Share your ideas with other community members

Create account

Already a member?

Log in now

Subjects related to Personality

Get $300 in coupons and other goodies. Sign up for newsletter No, thank you.

You're signed up (and we you). Watch for our Welcome e-mail and your first coupon. Thanks!