I am a huge fan of Cecelia Ahern and the moment I saw the cover of Lyrebird I knew that I wanted to read it.
It is fascinating. If I have to use one word to describe the book it would be definitely fascinating.
In the south-west of Ireland, rugged mountains meet bright blue lakes and thick forests. Deep in the woods, a young woman lives alone, forever secluded from the world, her life a well-kept secret. She possesses an extraordinary talent, the likes of which no-one has seen before: a gift that will earn her the nickname Lyrebird.
When Solomon stumbles into Laura’s solitary existence, her life is turned on its head. Pulled from her peaceful landscape to the cacophony of Dublin, she is confronted by a world desperate to understand her.
But while Solomon knows the world will embrace Laura, will it free her to spread her wings or will it trap her in a gilded cage? Like all wild birds, she needs to fly free.
We discover the world of a girl called Laura who had lived isolated, away from people. She was brought up by her mother and grandmother and they are the only people she have had contacted with. Her lonely way of life was about to change completely when a movie crew randomly heard her vocal talents in the woods. They were attracted by her remarkable talent and immediately asked her for her permission to showcase it to the world.
With her unique gift she impressed the only man in the movie crew. In this moment the life of both of them would change irreversibly.
But no one knew how much her life would transform when after 26 years spent in isolation she moved to live in the big crowded city. Her amazing talent get the attention of a popular tv show. It didn’t take long for her to become famous around the world in one night. But with the enormous attention, can she keep performing her talents? . Will Laura be able to survive in the big city and manage to keep her precious gift? You will understand if you give this book a chance. I promise, you won’t regret it.