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Alice O’Keeffe

On The Up released in paperback


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