Brixton Nights by Amy Tollyfield is set for publication in summer 2022.
The book will be published by Olympia Publishers, London, and will be Amy’s third published book.
Read professional, pre-publication reviews of Brixton Nights by Amy Tollyfield now at http://www.brixtonnights.com/reviews
**Read the official book blurb for Brixton Nights by Amy Tollyfield below**
Brixton Nights by Amy Tollyfield: official book blurb
Brixton Nights is the third book and first novella by acclaimed, twice-published poet, Amy Tollyfield. Brixton Nights charts the life of a young lesbian woman named Christina who once lived in Brixton and now lives in Hull. The book follows her tempestuous journey through young adulthood and into early adult life, including many losses and heartaches along the way. Working-class, female and gay, Christina has the odds stacked against her, before she and her rebellious brother Kyle are given a new home with a kind lady named Simone. But will Christina get the happy ending she so sorely deserves? And will she ever meet Mum again? Read this amazing and harrowing novella to find out.
Brixton Nights is a coming-of-age novella, telling a familiar story of truth, pain and family.
Sometimes our most uncomfortable relationships are the ones that teach us the most.
Praise for Amy’s poetry (Toy Soldiers):
‘A conflicted portrait of longing, angst, and self-assertion’ – Kirkus Reviews
‘Throughout the collection I found that Tollyfield was able to craft poems that were immediately immersive and evocative … [A collection] that entices you back’ – LoveReading UK ambassador
Praise for Brixton Nights by Amy Tollyfield
(out summer 2022 with Olympia Publishers, London):
‘[Tollyfield]’s prose is evocative and atmospheric … An authenticity and pathos that resonate. A meandering but often affecting tale of ties that bind—and leave deep marks’ – Kirkus Reviews
‘A powerful and enticing realist novella’ – LoveReading UK
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