After a failed suicide attempt, Adam Walsh is confronted by a ghostly companion. This ghostly figure narrates Adam’s world with wit and humour. His ghostly friend observes Adam as he attempts to fit into an all-boys school in County Cork. Adam’s life begins to get better when he runs into a band of teenage misfits and meets his first love.
Leahy sensitively deals with the topic of teenage suicide and mental health. Leahy perfectly depicts life as a teenage boy coping with depression. This book can make you want to laugh and cry at the same time. There are some wonderful, memorable moments in the book. Overall this is a very readable novel and a real page turner.