Berendsje Westra ; Coffee Spills & Songs
Meet Carys Wynne: a lonely, stubborn flight attendant with a dysfunctional family. As she approaches her milestone thirtieth birthday, she wants to sort out her life. For a long time, she struggled to deal with her troubled past, but her therapist has called her pro-active and Carys feels she's finally taking steps in the right direction.
She's hoping for a future with Ryan, a guy she met online, who keeps asking her out. And there is also Patsy: the person who was part of her mother's secret and whom she blames for her sister's fate. Carys is convinced that confronting Patsy with their past will help her move on.
But when Carys unexpectedly finds herself alone on the streets of Manhattan and meets a strange couple, her thinking begins to crystalise. Surely there is more than one path leading to love and closure?
Coffee Spills & Songs is a relational drama and a coming-of-age story that is set in London, Singapore, and New York in the year 2010. It's the first novel in the Carys Wynne women's fiction trilogy.
'Great emotive writing and a real page-turner!' Ester Thwaite, librarian
'Berendsje Westra writes with an in-depth knowledge of the day-to-day professional and emotional life of Carys, a disaffected air stewardess as she considers her lot in the run-up to her thirtieth birthday. This first-person narrative is raw, honest and poignant, and skilfully takes the reader on a physical and emotional journey with Carys, over time and distance, as she seeks self-knowledge.' Jane Fraser, author of Advent
UITVERKOCHT? U KUNT GEWOON BESTELLEN, WIJ KRIJGEN NIEUWE EXEMPLAREN GELEVERD (ONGEVEER 2-3 WEKEN).
9789083149813 / 01MW008169
|Titel||Coffee Spills & Songs|
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