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Book details
  • Genre:FICTION
  • SubGenre:Romance / Contemporary
  • Language:English
  • Pages:250
  • eBook ISBN:9781902217031

Falling Upwards

by Alisha Sufit

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Overview
SUMMARY: Two years after her husband abandons her for another woman, Sophie Luce is descending into depression, her drinking increasingly out of control. Her teenage son has left for university and, apart from Anya, her eccentric Polish lodger, she lives alone in a rambling house in north London, struggling to cope. The upstairs boiler breaks down and Sophie can no longer postpone repair. Her search for a solution catapults her into an unexpected and bizarre chain of events, dramatic and macabre, that change her life for ever.
Description
SUMMARY: Two years after her husband abandons her for another woman, Sophie Luce is descending into depression, her drinking increasingly out of control. Her teenage son, Tom, has left for university and, apart from Anya, her eccentric Polish lodger, she lives alone in a rambling house in north London, struggling to cope. The upstairs boiler breaks down and Sophie can no longer postpone repair. Her search for a solution catapults her into an unexpected and bizarre chain of events, dramatic and macabre, that change her life for ever.
About the author
Alisha Sufit is an artist, musician, poet and author. She was the singer songwriter with the 1970s band Magic Carpet, whose eponymous album released in 1972 has since become a sought after collectable. It was an early example of Indian influenced 'psychedelic' folk-based music. She studied painting and etching at Chelsea School of Art, London, and the Ecole Nationale Superieure Des Beaux Arts in Paris, followed later by a post graduate course at Central St Martin's. Some of her artwork and poetry can be viewed at www.alishasufit.com From the late 1960s she has written poetry, songs, short stories and more recently the novel Falling Upwards. She has also published a small book of poetry entitled Moon Clippings. She is based in north London, UK.
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