Taking Flight - Fairlight Moderns

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Publisher's Synopsis

When Tito is a child, his grandmother teaches him how to weave magic around the ones you love in order to keep them close. She is the master and he is the pupil, exasperating Tito's put-upon mother who, although exhausted from working long hours, is usually the focus of their mischief. As Tito grows older and his grandmother's mind becomes less sound, their games take a dangerous turn. They both struggle with a particular spell, one that creates an illusion of illness to draw in love. But as the lines between magic and childish tales blur, so too do those between fantasy and reality. In this beautifully told drama of the bond between grandson and grandmother, JT Torres delicately explores the complexities of family ties - in which love is need, and need becomes manipulation - along with the pain and difficulties of dementia and mental ill health.

Book information

ISBN: 9781912054091
Publisher: Fairlight Books
Imprint: Fairlight Books
Pub date:
Edition: Paperback original
DEWEY: 813.6
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Weight: 250g
Height: 145mm
Width: 177mm
Spine width: 16mm