A chilling tale of conformity in small-town America

A chilling tale of conformity in small-town America
Sarah Bannan’s debut novel is a book that every teenager should read. Picture: Bryan O’Brien

Fiction: . Weightless. By Sarah Bannan. Bloomsbury, €17. Reviewed by Sara Keating

Carolyn Lessing is the new girl in Adamsville, a small Christian town in Alabama, where everyone has known each other since childhood. Indeed, there hasn’t been a single new girl in the lifetime of the group of adolescents who narrate this chilling tale of bullying in the 21st century.

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