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The Likeness. By Tana French, Hachette Books Ireland, €14

26th July, 2008

The Likeness. By Tana French, Hachette Books Ireland, €14

The Likeness is Tana French’s second novel, following the Edgar Award-winning In the Woods.

Second novel syndrome - where a lacklustre offering follows a stellar debut - has been seen as an epidemic in publishing, but thankfully for French’s fans and this reviewer, The Likeness has escaped infection.

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