Colour Me In

Lydia Ruffles

15+ years
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07 February 2019
320 pages

FIX ME. DRAW ME WHOLE. COLOUR ME IN. "A dream of a novel"Buzz feed

"Dark, vivid and totally original. I loved it." Lisa Williamson, author of The Art of Being Normal
"Remember the name Lydia Ruffles" Stylist

The Catcher in the Rye meets Turtles All the Way Down

Nineteen-year-old actor Arlo likes nothing more than howling across the skyline with best friend Luke.

But when something irreparable happens and familiar black weeds start to crawl inside him, Arlo flees to the other side of the world, taking only a sketchbook full of maps.

There, he meets fellow traveller Mizuki and they decide to get lost together. But how far can you run before you lose yourself completely?

You do not want to miss this novel about growing up, losing yourself, and trying to find your way back again


A dream of a novel


This is a sophisticated read and particularly impressive in its portrayal of the inner lives of young, hurting men

The Irish Times