Brixton Nights is the third book and first novella by acclaimed, twice-published poet, Amy Tollyfield. Brixton Nights charts the life of a young lesbian woman named Christina who once lived in Brixton and now lives in Hull. The book follows her tempestuous journey through young adulthood and into early adult life, including many losses and heartaches along the way. Working-class, female and gay, Christina has the odds stacked against her, before she and her rebellious brother, Kyle, are given a new home with a kind lady named Simone. But will Christina get the happy ending she so sorely deserves? And will she ever meet Mum again? Read this amazing and harrowing novella to find out.
Brixton Nights is a coming-of-age novella, telling a familiar story of truth, pain and family. Sometimes our most uncomfortable relationships are the ones that teach us the most.
Praise for Amy's poetry (Toy Soldiers):
‘A conflicted portrait of longing, angst, and self-assertion' - Kirkus Reviews ‘Throughout the collection I found that Tollyfield was able to craft poems that were immediately immersive and evocative ... [A collection] that entices you back' - LoveReading UK ambassador
ISBN : 978-1-80074-514-8
Pages : 148
Size : 205x140
Imprint : Olympia Publishers
Amy Tollyfield has studied MA Shakespeare Studies and BA (Hons) Drama and Theatre Practice, but her favourite study remains the female allure. Amy has always believed in God and enjoys analysing the human condition. Her writing, like her soul, wants to obtain something deeper. May you find it here.
Author photo by Simon Holliday, 2019