‘Dark and compelling, a slow-motion collapse; I read it in 24 hours with my heart in my mouth. So good!’ Julie Cohen, author of Together ‘A powerful, compelling and emotional rollercoaster of a novel’ Hannah Richell, author of The Peacock Summer ‘As heart-breaking as it is captivating, [...] you’re left with no choice but to put life on hold while you race to the end’ Woman and Home
What has happened to Cornelia Blackwood? She has a loving marriage. But she has no friends. Everyone knows her name. But no one will speak to her now. Cornelia Blackwood has unravelled once before. Can she stop it from happening again?
From a supremely talented storyteller, The Flight of Cornelia Blackwood is a powerful novel of motherhood, loss and loneliness and how we can make damaging choices when pushed to our emotional edge. A paperback bestseller with her debut novel, The Things We Never Said, and nominated for an RNA Award in 2014, Susan Elliot Wright has written a truly important novel that explores the dark depths of psychosis with honesty and sensitivity.
‘A searing portrait of motherhood, mental health and profound loss’ heat
‘A captivating, deeply affecting read’ - Fabulous
‘A deeply moving novel’ – Woman’s Weekly
?‘This story of motherhood and secrets handles a difficult subject with skill and sensitivity' Catherine Isaac, author of You Me Everything
‘This heart-wrenching story explores postpartum psychosis with compassion’ Prima
‘A powerful and talented voice' Rachel Hore, author of Last Letter Home
'A brave and moving story about how much can be lost and what happens next' Alison Moore
Susan Elliot Wright grew up in Lewisham in south-east London. Before becoming a full-time writer, she did a number of different jobs, including civil servant, cleaner, dishwasher, journalist, and chef. She has an MA in writing from Sheffield Hallam University, where she is now an associate lecturer, and she lives in Sheffield with her husband. She is the author of The Things We Never Said and the Secrets We Left Behind. To find out more, visit her website: http:/www.susanelliotwright.co or follow her on Twitter @sewelliot.
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