Run Alice Run Respectable middle aged women do not embark on crazy shop lifting sprees But Alice Green realises that being over fifty is much the same as being invisible so why not make the most of it Her head in

  • Title: Run Alice Run
  • Author: Lynn Michell
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  • Page: 450
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • Respectable, middle aged women do not embark on crazy shop lifting sprees But Alice Green realises that being over fifty is much the same as being invisible, so why not make the most of it Her head in the sand husband doesn t notice the mountain of clothes and the piles of stationery When two police cars draw up outside her house in leafy, upmarket Edinburgh, Alice bRespectable, middle aged women do not embark on crazy shop lifting sprees But Alice Green realises that being over fifty is much the same as being invisible, so why not make the most of it Her head in the sand husband doesn t notice the mountain of clothes and the piles of stationery When two police cars draw up outside her house in leafy, upmarket Edinburgh, Alice back tracks through her memories, recasting the events and people who chipped away at her confidence and contentment over the years What happened between the heady university days and the sad marriage to a husband who gets excitement from his computer than from his wife Run, Alice, Run is an irreverent coming of middle age novel which looks with irony at the way society defines and diminishes women of all ages.

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    About "Lynn Michell"

    1. Lynn Michell

      I was born in Liverpool, the daughter of a soldier, so my childhood was spent in barracks across the globe including two war zones I grew up in Nairobi, Tripoli, Malta, Cyprus, Germany and the UK but never called anywhere home Up to the age of 17, I lived in 28 houses, tents and flats and went to 17 schools I m envious of folk with strong roots because I have none.Without stability, army brats can become solitary and self sufficient or go off the rails I escaped into books my safe zones away from marching soldiers and the colour khaki I was the third cohort to study English and Drama at Birmingham University, but I didn t fit My PhD thesis was on children s language where English and Psychology melded and my fascination with words came full circle.While lecturing at Keele university, Oliver Boyd accepted my proposal for a writing scheme Growing Up in Smoke and Shattered Life with ME followed The wonderful Women s Press published two of my books under the name Helen Braid.My debut novel, White Lies, is based partly on my elderly father s memories of his time in Kenya fighting the Mao Mao My second novel, Run, Alice, Run, is a retort to a society that makes older women feel irrelevant and invisible.My third novel, The Red Beach Hut, my personal favourite, is out on October 1st.I also run Linen Press, the only independent women s press in the UK linen press

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