The Girl Below

The Girl Below

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When 29-year old Suki Piper returns to London after years away following her mother's death, she hopes for a warm homecoming. Instead, she feels like a stranger. Looking for a way back in, she pays a visit to Peggy, the charismatic bohemian who lived above her family's old Notting Hill flat. This encounter sets in motion a series of events and unearthed memories that unsettle Suki's life even further. As destitution requires Suki to spend the summer looking after Peggy's 16-year old grandson Caleb, she is forced to confront the mysteries of her past, and her present.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 129 x 198mm
  • Penguin Group (NZ)
  • Penguin Books (NZ)
  • Auckland, New Zealand
  • 014356837X
  • 9780143568377

About Bianca Zander

Bianca Zander is British but has lived in Auckland for several years. She already has some media presence in New Zealand - she is an editor at Little Treasures parenting magazine, and has had articles appear in national magazines and newspapers, including Sunday Star Times, The Listener, Dominion Post, and many more. In 2009, she wrote the dramatic short film The Handover, long-listed for the Cannes Film Festival and screened at the Chicago Film Festival. She holds an MA in creative writing from Victoria University.
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Review quote

"[A] well-crafted novel whose emotional impact will linger after the final page."--Publishers Weekly
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