SONGS FROM THE OTHER SIDE OF THE WALL
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For all lovers of Murakami, especially Norwegian Wood, Coupland, or Gibson.
The day the Berlin Wall came down, Jennifer returned to England, leaving her week-old daughter, Szandi, to grow up on a Hungarian vineyard with 300 years of history. Now 18, Szandi is part of Budapest’s cosmopolitan art scene, sharing a flat and a bohemian lifestyle with her lover and fellow sculptress, Yang. She has finally found her place in the world. When she discovers her father has only weeks to live, she must choose once and for all: between the past and the present; between East and West; between her family and her lover.
Songs from the Other Side of the Wall is a coming of age story that inhabits anti-capitalist chatrooms and ancient wine cellars, seedy bars and dreaming spires; and takes us on a remarkable journey across Europe and cyberspace in the company of rock stars and dropouts, diaries that appear from nowhere, a telepathic fashion mogul, and the talking statue of a bull.
MEDIA REVIEWS for Songs from the Other Side of the Wall
“captures the rhythms and nuances of how we live now in a way that has rarely been done better” LA Books Examiner
“Holloway’s accomplishment is in rendering a world in exquisite detail and still conveying the universal via the personal.” Emprise Review
“Songs From the Other Side of the Wall is a *very* good book” Erica Friedman, Yurikon publishing
“genuine promise”, Scott Pack, Harper Collins Fifth Estate/The Friday Project
In the Top 10 DRM-free ebooks for Christmas 2009 at ebooksjustpublished