Everybody Knows This is Nowhere
Go to university, get a degree they tell you, and a successful, happy future will be yours.So how has she wound up living with a Traffic Warden and working in office hell?As her days fill with low paid office work and her boyfriend abandons ambition, a young woman believes there must be an apocalypse on the horizon and hatches a dramatic plan to escape the life she picked by mistake.A dark, comic, heart-breaking novel about the road to discovering that life rarely happens as we expect.
- Paperback | 200 pages
- 129 x 198 x 15mm | 175g
- 10 Oct 2014
- Burning Eye Books
- Bristol, United Kingdom
"Dazzling" The Guardian; "Alice Furse belongs firmly at the centre of a new generation of literary writers" Dan Holloway; "Alice Furse has a way of looking for the extraordinary in the ordinary, and making it compelling in a way that I've rarely seen before." Laura Besley