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Alice O’Keeffe

On The Up released in paperback

23/07/2020

Congratulations to Alice O’Keeffe, whose debut novel On The Up is released in paperback today!  Published by Coronet, On the Up is about relationships and community, finding a way through the tough times, and figuring out what’s really worth fighting for.  We’ve included a selection of our favourite reviews below.

‘On The Up is a gem of a novel that holds up a mirror to the way we live now.’ — Red Magazine

‘[A] timely reminder of the transformative power of community and relationships.’ — The Bookseller

‘Funny and well observed, this timely novel explores the isolation of new motherhood. O’Keeffe examines themes of class, race, privilege and gender with a deft touch which will speak loudly to a certain generation. I loved this book.’ — Clover Stroud

‘A warm-hearted and entertaining debut, On the Up continues the trend for ‘up lit’ novels about the benefits of close-knit neighbourhoods.’ — Guardian Books

I love the way this book makes the domestic political, and vice versa.’ — Polly Samson

Funny and real, this is a blast of fresh air.’ — Fabulous