In Genesis, the much-anticipated sequel to the critically acclaimed Oasis, Quincy Emerson finds herself captured, brutalised and returned once more to captivity, this time as a serious security risk. In her way stand the walls of the Colosseum, a maximum-security prison pitched on the brink of anarchy, governed by an underworld of shifting alliances and violent betrayals. Escape, they say, is impossible. But there’s a storm brewing in the city, and Quincy has nothing left to lose...
Praise for Oasis, the prequel to Genesis
’This futuristic sci-fi echoes Margaret Atwood and yet was written by a 16-year-old from Galway. Expect great things from this young, brilliant writer.’ Image
’A high-paced page-turner Eilis is an intellectual powerhouse.’ Irish Mail on Sunday
’An assured dystopian debut. On the promise of this page-turning debut, the sequel will be worth waiting for.’ Sunday Business Post
’Eilis is dazzlingly bright and articulate.’ Irish Examiner
’Our newest literary star.’ Irish Independent
Eilís Barrett is 17 and hails from Galway, on Ireland’s west coast. Home-schooled along with her siblings from a young age, she spends her days indulging her passion for writing and literature. When she’s not working on a new story or reading Jane Austen, she can usually be found playing the piano, on which she is self-taught. Genesis is her second novel.